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UPDATE: Gold Fields exec moves over to Implats

Dec 07 2016 10:49

Cape Town - Gold Fields [JSE:GFI] on Wednesday announced the resignation of its executive vice-president Nico Muller, who will be leaving the company to take up the position of chief executive officer of Impala Platinum on April 3 2017.

"Since joining Gold Fields in October 2014, Nico has played an important role in fixing the base at South Deep and repositioning the mine for a sustainable future. In doing so, Nico has recruited a strong leadership team which will be able take South Deep forward. The search for a replacement has commenced," said Gold Fields.

The company's CEO Nick Holland said: "We would like to thank Nico for reenergising the mine and getting it to break even. We wish him well in his new role at Impala."

Impala Platinum (Implats) [JSE:IMP] said: "Mr Muller holds a BSc Mining Engineering degree and has had a 27-year mining career that has exposed him to multiple commodities, including platinum. He has a proven track record as a successful operator, a highly rated leader and a strategic thinker.

"This mix of technical know-how and a strategic approach will serve Implats and all its stakeholders very well. The board of Implats welcomes Nico to Implats and looks forward to working with him," said the miner.

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