Gold Fields Limited has announced the retirement of Messrs Kofi Ansah and Alan Hill as non-executive directors of the Gold Fields Board of Directors with effect from December 31, 2016.
Gold Fields Chairperson Cheryl Carolus thanked Messrs Ansah and Hill for their valuable contribution and the enormous depth of experience they brought to the board over the many years in which they served as directors.
Mr. Ansah has been a Gold Fields director since April 2004 and Mr Hill since August 2009.
“We wish them everything of the best in their future endeavours,” Ms Carolus added.
Between July 1 and September 1, 2016, Gold Fields appointed four new non-executive directors to the Board to ensure continuity of the skills set as a number of the directors were approaching retirement age over the next two years.
In addition to Messrs Ansah and Hill, former Director David Murray also retired from the Board on June 1, 2016.
Gold Fields Limited is an unhedged, globally diversified producer of gold with eight operating mines in Ghana, Australia, Peru and South Africa with attributable annual gold production of approximately 2.0 million ounces.
Gold Fields Ghana (GFG) is presently the number one gold mining company and largest gold producer in Ghana, with annual production in excess of 935,000 ounces from its two operating mines at Damang and Tarkwa. Gold Fields Ghana engages about 5,612 Ghanaians in direct employment.