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."
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