Newmont Appoints Dr. Elaine Dorward-King as Executive Vice President of
Sustainability & External Relations
DENVER, Jan. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM)
("Newmont" or the "Company") today announced the appointment of Dr. Elaine
Dorward-King as Executive Vice President of Sustainability & External
Relations. Dr. Dorward-King will begin her new role with Newmont on March 18
and will assume responsibility for the company's environmental, social
responsibility, community and government relations functions.
Dr. Dorward-King joins Newmont from Rio Tinto, where she most recently served
as Managing Director of Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) in South Africa — one of
the world's largest and lowest-cost producers of titanium dioxide and zircon.
Under her leadership, RBM improved its safety performance, leadership
development systems, and advanced its globally-recognized environmental
rehabilitation and highly regarded black economic empowerment programs.
"Elaine is an accomplished leader in developing and implementing sustainable
development, safety, health and environmental programs in the mining, chemical
and engineering consulting sectors," said Gary Goldberg, Newmont's President
and Chief Operating Officer. "I look forward to Elaine joining the Newmont
team and contributing to our success."
Prior to her role at Richards Bay Minerals, Dr. Dorward-King was the Global
Head of Health, Safety and Environment at Rio Tinto for eight years where she
led a step-change in Rio Tinto's safety and environmental performance. She
also held leadership positions with Rio Tinto's copper and borates businesses.
Prior to that, she worked for Ebasco Environmental and for Monsanto Company as
a chemist, research specialist and product manager.
In addition to her 25 years of business experience, Dr. Dorward-King has
authored numerous scientific papers, contributed to five environmental science
books and received numerous awards and honors for her work in advancing safety
and environmental responsibility. She currently serves on the Board of
Directors for Project WET, a global non-profit organization focused on water
awareness education and training, and on the Science Advisory Board for The
Institute of Environmental and Human Health at Texas Tech University.
About Newmont Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont
(www.newmont.com) is one of the largest gold companies in the world.
Headquartered in Colorado, the Company has around 40,000 employees and
contractors, with the majority working at core operations in the United
States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia and Ghana. Newmont is the only gold
company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company
selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's
industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in
environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating
value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.
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