Newcrest Mining Limited - Newcrest announces new Executive Committee
(Canada Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
MELBOURNE, Australia, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited
(ASX: NCM). Newcrest Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer,
Sandeep Biswas, today announced the composition of the Company's new
executive leadership team.
Mr Biswas said the composition of the new, smaller team reflects
Newcrest's current priorities and its focus on operating discipline and
"This team has extensive operational and functional experience and the
right skill base to fully realise the potential of all our assets," he
The Executive Committee comprises:
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Sandeep Biswas
Finance Director & Chief Financial Officer, Gerard Bond
Executive General Manager International Operations, David Woodall
Executive General Manager Australian Operations & Projects, Craig Jones
Executive General Manager Minerals, Colin Moorhead
General Counsel & Company Secretary, Francesca Lee
Executive General Manager Human Resources and Communications, Jane
Thomas, who will join the Company after she has completed her notice
period with AGL where she has been Group Head of People and Culture for
the past seven years. Debra Stirling, previously Executive General
Manager People and Communications, left the Company on 4 July 2014 to
pursue other opportunities, including non-executive directorships.
The role of Chief Operating Officer occupied by Sandeep Biswas for the
past six months will not be replaced.
Executive General Manager, Sustainability and External Affairs, Geoff
Day, will leave Newcrest during the current quarter to take up the role
of Chief Executive Officer of Kingsgate Consolidated. The role will not
be replaced on the Executive Committee; responsibilities will be
re-distributed amongst Committee members.
Phil Stephenson will join Newcrest on 18 August 2014 to take up the role
of General Manager Health Safety Environment and Security. Mr
Stephenson's most recent role in his 28-year mining career was Vice
President - Global, Health Safety and Security at Newmont Mining
Corporation. He will report to the Managing Director & Chief Executive
"I thank Geoff and Debra for their significant contributions and
commitment to Newcrest over an extended period of time and wish them
every success for their future endeavours," said Mr Biswas.
A copy of the release may be found at www.newcrest.com.au and on www.sedar.com.
SOURCE Newcrest Mining Limited
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