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Gold Fields Ltd (GFI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Cheryl Carolus

58 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Nicholas Holland

57 2008 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Richard Menell

60 2015 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Paul Schmidt

48 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

A Baku

2015 Executive Vice President, West Africa

Ernesto Balarezo

2015 Executive Vice President, Americas

Naseem Chohan

2015 Executive Vice President - Sustainable Development

Brett Mattison

2015 Executive Vice President, Strategy Planning and Corporate Development

Nicolaas Muller

2015 Executive Vice President, South Africa

L. Samuel

2015 Executive Vice President, People and Organisational Effectiveness

Richard Weston

2010 Executive Vice President, Australasian Region

Taryn Harmse

2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Lucy Mokoka

2014 Company Secretary

Alhassan Andani

55 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Peter Bacchus

47 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Terence Goodlace

55 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Donald Ncube

68 2006 Independent Non-Executive Director

Steve Reid

60 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Yunus Suleman

59 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Gayle Wilson

71 2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

Avishkar Nagaser

2015 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Cheryl Carolus

Ms. Cheryl Ann Carolus is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. She is Executive Chair of Peotona Group Holdings. She is a director of a number of other public and private companies, including Investec and De Beers, and she also serves pro bono on non-profit organisations, including the World Wildlife Fund and The British Museum. She served as South Africa’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom from 2001 to 2004, Chairperson of the South African National Parks board for six years and Chairperson of South African Airways from 2009 to 2012. She was awarded an honorary doctorate in law from the University of Cape Town for her contribution to freedom and human rights. In 2014, she was awarded the French National Order of Merit by the Government of France.

Nicholas Holland

Mr. Nicholas J. Holland serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He became CEO on 1 May 2008. Prior to that, he was the Company’s CFO. Mr Holland has more than 36 years’ experience in financial management, of which 26 years were in the mining industry. Prior to joining Gold Fields, he was Financial Director and Senior Manager of Corporate Finance at Gencor.

Richard Menell

Mr. Richard Peter Menell is Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. He became a non-executive director of Sibanye Gold on 1 January 2013. Mr Menell has over 37 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 Rockwell Diamonds Inc, as well as Senior Adviser to Credit Suisse. He also serves as a director of a number of unlisted companies and non-profit organisations.

Paul Schmidt

Mr. Paul A. Schmidt serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. 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 20 years’ experience in the mining industry.

A Baku

Ernesto Balarezo

Naseem Chohan

Mr. Naseem A. Chohan is Executive Vice President - Sustainable Development of the Company. Mr Chohan ran his own mining consultancy prior to joining Gold Fields and spent 25 years with De Beers. His role during his last few years at De Beers was as Group Consultant, Sustainability and ECOHS.

Brett Mattison

Nicolaas Muller

L. Samuel

Richard Weston

Mr. Richard M. Weston is Executive Vice President, Australasian Region of the Company. He holds FAIMM; CPEng IEA; MSc (Mining Geomechanics), UNSW; GDM, UCQ; BE (Civil), Sydney University. He was formerly Senior Vice-President, Operations, for Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation, a gold and silver mining company based in Idaho in the United States. Before joining Coeur, he oversaw the development of Barrick Australia’s Cowal gold project and, prior to that, Rio Tinto Australia’s ERA Ranger and Jabiluka uranium mines.

Taryn Harmse

Ms. Taryn Harmse has been appointed as an Executive Vice President, 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.

Lucy Mokoka

Ms. Lucy Mokoka serves as Company Secretary of the Company. Currently Ms Mokoka is General Manager: Company Secretary, for MTN South Africa.

Alhassan Andani

Mr. Alhassan Andani is appointed as the Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company, effective August 1, 2016. He is currently Chief Executive and Executive Director of Stanbic Bank Ghana. He has held various directorship positions and is currently the Board Chairman of the Ghana CSIR (Council for Scientific & Industrial Research) and a director of SOS Villages Ghana. He holds a BSc in Agriculture from the University of Ghana and a Master’s Degree in Banking and Finance from the Finafrica Institute in Italy.

Peter Bacchus

Mr. Peter Bacchus is appointed as the Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company, effective September 1, 2016. He is the Global Head of Mining & Metals and Joint Head of European Investment Banking at investment bank Jefferies, based in London. Prior to this position he was Global Head of Mining & Metals at Morgan Stanley and before then Head of Investment Banking, Industrials and Natural Resources at Citigroup. Mr Bacchus has over 20 years’ experience in investment and corporate banking with a focus on the global natural resources sector. He is also a non-executive director of UK-listed mining group NordGold and a trustee of Space for Giants, an African-focused conservation charity. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a Masters in Economics from Cambridge University, United Kingdom. The appointments have been made in terms of paragraph 3.59 (a) of the Listing Requirements of the JSE Limited.

Terence Goodlace

Mr. Terence Philip Goodlace is re-designated as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Effective 1 July 2016. He has extensive mining experience and is currently Chief Executive Officer and member of the Impala Platinum Holdings Limited Board, a position he has held since 2012.Prior to this he held the position of Chief Executive Officer at Metorex Limited for three years until 2012. He held the position of group Chief Operating Officer at Gold Fields Limited where he worked for 27 years in various capacities until October 2008. He is a non-executive director of Zimplats Holdings Limited and also serves as a council member of the Chamber of Mines of South Africa. Mr Goodlace holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Wales, a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of South Africa, and a National Diploma in Metalliferous Mining from the Witwatersrand Technikon School of Mines.

Donald Ncube

Mr. Donald Mzolisa Jones Ncube is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Previously, he was an alternate director of Anglo American Industrial Corporation and Anglo American Corporation, a director of AngloGold Ashanti as well as nonexecutive Chair of South African Airways. He is currently executive Chair of Badimo Gas and Managing Director of Vula Mining Supplies.

Steve Reid

Mr. Steven Reid is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He has over 35 years’ international business experience and has held senior leadership roles in numerous countries. He has served as a director of Silver Standard Resources since January 2013 and a director of Eldorado Gold since May 2013. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Goldcorp from January 2007 until his retirement in September 2012, and was the company’s Executive Vice President, Canada and USA. Before joining Goldcorp, Mr Reid spent 13 years at Placer Dome in numerous corporate, mine management and operating roles, including country manager for their Canadian operations. He also held leadership positions at Kingsgate Consolidated and Newcrest Mining, where he was responsible for running the Asian and Australian operations.

Yunus Suleman

Mr. Yunus Suleman has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Suleman is an independent non-executive director of Liberty Holdings, Tiger Brands, Enactus SA, Albaraka Bank and is the Global Treasurer of the World Memon Organisation. He was previously Chair of KPMG Africa. Mr Suleman is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a BComm degree from the University of KwaZulu Natal and an Honors BCompt from the University of South Africa.

Gayle Wilson

Mrs. Gayle Margaret Wilson is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She was previously an audit partner at Ernst & Young for 16 years, where her main focus was on listed gold and platinum mining clients. She was lead partner on the global audit of AngloGold Ashanti and other mining clients during her career included Northam Platinum, Aquarius Platinum, Avmin (now African Rainbow Minerals) and certain Anglo Platinum operations.

Avishkar Nagaser