MELBOURNE, Victoria, April 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Philip Aiken as a Non-Executive Director. His appointment is effective from today, 12April 2013. Mr Aiken brings to the Newcrest Board extensive Australian and international business experience, principally in the engineering and resources sectors. His early career was at BOC Gases which he joined in 1970 after graduating in Chemical Engineering from the University of Sydney. In 1995 he was appointed Chief Executive of BTR Nylex and in 1997 joined BHP Billiton where he was President BHP Petroleum from 1997 to 2003 and Group President Energy from 2004 to 2006. He is currently the Chairman of Aveva plc, a Senior Independent Director of Kazakhmys plc and of Essar Energy Plc, a Director of Essar Oil Limited, and a Non-Executive Director of National Grid plc. Mr Aiken was formerly Chairman of Robert Walters plc, a Director of Miclyn Express Offshore Ltd and a Senior Advisor at Macquarie Bank Ltd. Newcrest Chairman, Don Mercer, today welcomed Mr Aiken to Newcrest's Board of Directors. "Phil has extensive experience in the resources sector both within Australia and internationally and I look forward to the contribution he will make to Newcrest." Investor Enquiries - North America / Europe Steve Warner T: + 1 212 351 5064 E:firstname.lastname@example.org Investor Enquiries - Australia / Asia Spencer Cole T: +61 3 9522 5316 E:email@example.com Media Enquiries Kerrina Watson T: +61 3 9522 5593 E:firstname.lastname@example.org This information is available on our website atwww.newcrest.com.au, and onwww.sedar.com. SOURCE: Newcrest Mining Limited To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2013/12/c4857.html CO: Newcrest Mining Limited NI: MNG 2575 WNEWS -0- Apr/12/2013 14:04 GMT
Newcrest Mining Limited - Board Appointment
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