Newmont Announces Exectuive Management Appointments


DENVER, July 24, 2007 – Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) today announced the following executive management appointments, as approved by the Company's Board of Directors on July 18th:

  • Russell Ball as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Ball has been with the Company for 14 years and was elected Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer in April, 2007. He previously served as Vice President and Controller, Group Executive, Investor Relations, and as Financial Director and Controller for the Company's Indonesian Business Unit. Mr. Ball will oversee the Company's Accounting, Tax, Information Technology, Supply Chain Management and Capital Effectiveness functions.
  • Guy Landsdown as Senior Vice President, Project Development and Technical Services. Mr. Landsdown has been with the Company for 14 years and was elected Vice President, Project Engineering and Construction in 2006. He previously served as Project Executive on the Boddington project in Australia and held key project and operating positions in Indonesia, Peru and Australia. Mr. Landsdown will oversee the Company's Technical Services, Global Health and Safety, and Capital Projects functions.
  • Randy Engel as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development. Mr. Engel has been with the Company for 14 years and was elected Vice President, Strategic Planning and Investor Relations in April, 2007, and previously served as Assistant Treasurer. Mr. Engel will oversee the Company's Corporate Development, Treasury, Investor Relations, and Strategic Planning functions.

Richard O'Brien, the Company's newly appointed CEO and President, said, "These management appointments will fill several open positions and create better functional alignment, enabling us to anticipate, prepare for, and execute the critical transitions ahead. Together with our Regional Vice Presidents of Operations, we continue to take the necessary steps toward renewing our focus on our core gold operations, while improving costs applicable to sales and ensuring industry leading environmental and social performance."

Investor Contact:
Randy Engel
Phone: 303.837.6033

Media Contact:
Omar Jabara
Phone: 303.837.5114

Cautionary Statement
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SOURCE Newmont Mining Corporation