Gold Fields

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Gold Fields Limited
Type Public
Traded as JSE: GFI
NYSEGFI
EuronextGFLB
SIXGOLI
NASDAQ DubaiGFI
Industry Gold mining
Headquarters Johannesburg, South Africa
Number of locations South Africa (four mines), Ghana (two mines), Australia (five mines), Peru (one mine)
Key people Cheryl Carolus (Chairwoman)[1]
Alan Wright
Nicholas Holland
Paul Schmidt
Michael Fleischer
Products Gold
Revenue R31.56 billion (FY 2010)[2]
Net income R7.73 billion (FY 2010)[2]
Employees 49,715 (FY 2010)[2]
Website www.goldfields.co.za

Gold Fields Limited is a South African gold mining firm, one of the world’s largest, which is listed on both the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

The firm was formed in 1998 with the amalgamation of the gold assets of Gold Fields of South Africa Limited and Gencor Limited.

The company is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. It owns and operates mines from South Africa to Australia and has a policy of exploring for gold in any country. Executive Gordon R. Parker led Gold Fields.

Board of directors[edit]

Executive Directors[edit]

  • Chief Executive Officer – Nicholas J Holland
Holland has worked in financial management for 29 years, 21 years of which were spent in the mining sector. He has been an executive at Gold fields since 1998, becoming CEO in 2008. Holland is also a director of the Rand Refinery, one of the world's largest gold refineries.[3]
  • Chief Financial Officer – Paul A Schmidt

Operations[edit]

Australia[edit]

Ghana[edit]

  • Tarkwa Gold Mine
4km west of the town of Tarkwa
  • Damang Gold Mine
30km north of the neighbouring Tarkwa Gold Mine

Peru[edit]

  • Cerro Corona Gold Mine
The Cerro Corona Mine in Peru is in the highest part of the western Cordillera of the Andes Mountains in the north of the country.

South Africa[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Gold Fields: A Centenary Portrait by Paul Johnson (writer). Many black and white, colour plates of personnel and topography. Includes an image of Guy Carleton Jones, and refers to Consolidated Gold Fields and its subsidiary companies.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://za.news.yahoo.com/carolus-takes-over-gold-fields-chairwoman-103115054--finance.html
  2. ^ a b c Profiles's Stock Exchange Handbook: October 2010 – January 2011. Johannesburg, South Africa: Sasfin. 2010. p. 357. ISSN 1680-0036. 
  3. ^ a b "Gold Fields Company website". Gold Fields. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  4. ^ Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson (London) in 1987 with ISBN 0-297-78967-8

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