Johannesburg, South Africa — MININGREVIEW.COM — 31 July 2008 – Gold Fields Limited has announced that Terence Goodlace has tendered his resignation as chief operating officer and an executive director of the company. He will be leaving the company on 30 September 2008.
Goodlace commented that the building blocks for success were in place, and that Gold Fields had the depth in executive and operational leadership required to execute its strategy.”
CEO Nick Holland commented: “He will be remembered for his deep understanding of all facets of mining and, in particular, for the seminal role he played in re-defining Gold Fields’ approach to the safety of its people in the work place. He will leave behind many friends.”
Making the announcement here, the company said Goodlace’s current position of chief operating officer would be split into two roles, with Vishnu Pillay – currently the head of South African operations – continuing in that role as executive vice president of South African operations, and Glenn Baldwin – currently head of Australian and West African operations – assuming the role of executive vice president for all international operations.
Both Pillay and Baldwin will report to Nick Holland and join the group general executive committee. The change in the reporting structure will become effective on 1 October 2008.