People: Gold Fields Ltd (GFI)

GFI on New York Consolidated

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29 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Cheryl Carolus

56 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Nicholas Holland

54 2008 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Paul Schmidt

45 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Taryn Harmse

2013 Company Secretary, Assistant General Counsel

Kofi Ansah

68 2004 Independent Non-Executive Director

Alan Hill

71 2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

Richard Menell

57 2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

David Murray

68 2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

Donald Ncube

66 2006 Independent Non-Executive Director

Gayle Wilson

68 2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

Willie Jacobsz

2014 Senior Vice President: Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs

Biographies

Name Description

Cheryl Carolus

Ms. Cheryl Ann Carolus, CA., has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Gold Fields Limited., effective February 13, 2013. She holds BA Law; Bachelor of Education, University of the Western Cape. She is Executive Chair of Peotona Group Holdings, an empowerment consortium, and also chairs the Board of South African Airways. She is a director of a number of other public and private companies, including the World Wildlife Fund, and served as South Africa’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom from 1998 to 2001. Ms Carolus was the CEO of South African Tourism from 2001 to 2004 and Chair of the South African National Parks board for six years.

Nicholas Holland

Mr. Nicholas J. Holland is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Gold Fields Limited. He holds BCom, BAcc, University of the Witwatersrand; CA (SA). Mr Holland was appointed an executive director of Gold Fields in 1997 and became CEO on 1 May 2008. Prior to that he was the company’s CFO. Mr Holland has more than 30 years’ experience in financial management, of which 22 years were in the mining industry. Prior to joining Gold Fields, he was Financial Director and Senior Manager of Corporate Finance at Gencor. He is also an alternate director of the Rand Refinery.

Paul Schmidt

Mr. Paul A. Schmidt is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Gold Fields Limited. He holds BCom, University of the Witwatersrand; BCompt (Hons), Unisa; CA (SA). Mr Schmidt was appointed CFO on 1 January 2009 and joined the Board on 6 November 2009. Prior to this, he held the positions of acting CFO from 1 May 2008 and Financial Controller from 1 April 2003. He has more than 16 years’ experience in the mining industry.

Taryn Harmse

Ms. Taryn Harmse is Company Secretary, Assistant General Counsel of the Company. She holds BCom LLB, University of Johannesburg, Advances Corporate Law I & II Certificate, University of Johannesburg. Ms. Harmse was appointed Company Secretary on 1 August 2013. She joined Gold Fields in 2004 as part of the global legal team focusing on exploration and international operations. She was previously Vice President: Group Legal before being promoted to Assistant General Counsel in June 2013. Prior to joining Gold Fields she worked as an Associate with Linklaters LLP in London having completed her articles at Hofmeyr Herbstein Gihwala (now DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr). She was admitted as an attorney to the High Court of South Africa in 2000.

Kofi Ansah

Mr. Kofi Ansah is Independent Non-Executive Director of Gold Fields Limited. He holds BSc (Mechanical Engineering), UST Ghana; MSc (Metallurgy), Georgia Institute of Technology Mr Ansah was appointed a director of Gold Fields in April 2004. He is also a director of Ecobank Limited (Ghana).

Alan Hill

Mr. Alan Richard Hill is Independent Non-Executive Director of Gold Fields Limited, since August 21, 2009. He hold BSc (Hons); MPhil (Rock Mechanics), Leeds University. Mr Hill joined the Board on 21 August 2009. On 2 October 2010, he was appointed the CEO and Chair of Teranga Gold Corporation and was appointed Executive Chair in September 2012. After graduating, Mr Hill worked for a number of mining firms before joining Barrick Gold in 1984. He spent 19 years with Barrick from which he retired in 2003 as Executive Vice-President: Development.

Richard Menell

Mr. Richard Peter Menell is Independent Non-Executive Director of Gold Fields Limited, since October 8, 2008. He holds BA (Hons), MA (Natural Sciences Geology), Trinity College Cambridge; MSc (Mineral Exploration and Management), Stanford University, California. Mr Menell was appointed a director of Gold Fields on 8 October 2008. Mr Menell became a member of the Board of Sibanye Gold Limited with effect from 1 January 2013. He has over 35 years’ experience in the mining industry, including service as President of the Chamber of Mines of South Africa, President and CEO of Teal Exploration & Mining as well as Executive Chair of Anglovaal Mining and Avgold. He is a director of Weir Group Plc. and Senior Adviser to Credit Suisse. He also serves as a director of a number of unlisted companies and non-profit organisations.

David Murray

Mr. David Neale Murray, OBE, is Independent Non-Executive Director of Gold Fields Limited, since January 1, 2008. He holds BA Hons Econ; MBA, University of Cape Town. Mr Murray was appointed a director of Gold Fields on 1 January 2008. He has more than 38 years’ experience in the mining industry and has been CEO of Rio Tinto Portugal, Rio Tinto Brazil, TVX Gold Inc, Avgold and Avmin. He is also a non-executive director of Ivernia Inc.

Donald Ncube

Mr. Donald Mzolisa Jones Ncube is Independent Non-Executive Director of Gold Fields Limited, since February 15, 2006. He holds BA Economics and Political Science, Fort Hare University; Postgraduate Diploma in Labour Relations, Strathclyde University, Scotland; Graduate MSc Manpower Studies, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology; Diploma in Financial Management; Honorary Doctorate in Commerce, University of the Transkei. Previously, he was an alternate director of Anglo American Industrial Corporation and Anglo American Corporation, a director of AngloGold Ashanti as well as non-executive Chair of South African Airways. He is currently the Executive Chair of Badimo Gas and CEO of Zula Mining Supplies.

Gayle Wilson

Mrs. Gayle Margaret Wilson is Independent Non-Executive Director of Gold Fields Limited, since August 1, 2008. She holds BCom; BCompt (Hons), University of South Africa; CA (SA). She was previously an audit partner at Ernst & Young for 16 years. She is a nonexecutive director of Witwatersrand Consolidated Gold Resources. She was previously an audit partner at Ernst & Young for 16 years, where her main focus was on mining clients.

Willie Jacobsz

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Cheryl Carolus

865,000

Nicholas Holland

45,332,000

Paul Schmidt

19,960,000

Taryn Harmse

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Kofi Ansah

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Alan Hill

--

Richard Menell

--

David Murray

--

Donald Ncube

--

Gayle Wilson

--

Willie Jacobsz

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As Of 30 Dec 2012
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