Newmont Ghana announces appointment of Regional Vice President – African Operations

05/17/2011

Newmont Ghana, a core operating district of Newmont Mining Corporation (Newmont), the world’s second largest gold company, today announced the appointment of David C. Schummer as the Regional Senior Vice President for its Africa Operations.

Taking over from Jeffrey Huspeni who has been appointed to Newmont’s Asia Pacific Region as Regional Senior Vice President - Asia Pacific, David Schummer brings invaluable expertise and leadership to the Africa Region, including proven ability to build effective multi-national teams, improve workplace culture, and deliver operational results.

Prior to Dave’s appointment as Regional Senior Vice President, African Operations, he served as Vice President, North American Operations and over the years has held a number of leadership positions in Newmont. Prior to the role in North America, Dave also led establishment of Newmont’s global Business Excellence program.

“Exhibiting leadership in safety, environmental stewardship and social responsibility are values Newmont takes serious,” Mr. Schummer stated. “We will continue partnering with our key stakeholders including the national and local governments and our local communities to ensure the safety of our employees and the environment we operate in while providing job opportunities and economic development for the host communities of our operations,” continued Mr. Schummer. 

Dave Schummer’s appointment ensures Newmont Ghana’s continued drive to achieve its vision to become the most valued and respected mining company through industry leading performance.