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Gold Fields’ director and deputy-chairperson steps down

Gold Fields has announced the resignation of Rick Menell, a non-executive director and deputy-chairperson, from the Board of Directors of the Company, with effect from 10 March 2021.

Menell’s resignation follows a successful tenure of thirteen years as a Non-Executive Director of the Company, having been appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director in 2008 and as Deputy Chairman from 2015.

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Menell led the recent CEO succession process on behalf of the Gold Fields Board, which was concluded earlier this year.

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Menell decided to step down after the completion of this process to allow the Company to refresh its directorate in the interest of good governance.

Menell played a key role in supporting Nick Holland and the executive team in building and creating a truly global gold company over the last decade.