Newcrest Mining Limited - New Senior Appointment

 MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX: NCM)  announced today that it has appointed Francesca Lee as General Counsel &  Company Secretary, effective 31 March 2014.  Ms Lee has been General Counsel & Company Secretary with Melbourne-based gold  and copper miner OZ Minerals Limited, and its antecedent companies since  October 2003. She has more than 26 years' experience working within the mining  industry - including at BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and Comalco - across various  legal and commercial roles. She also spent several years as Vice President  Structured Finance with Citibank's Melbourne office. Francesca is also a  member of the Australian Takeovers Panel.  Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Greg Robinson, welcomed Ms  Lee's appointment.  "We are delighted that Francesca is joining the senior executive team at  Newcrest. Her skills and experience will enable her to make a substantial  contribution to Newcrest's legal and governance processes."  Newcrest Mining Limited is Australia's largest gold mining company with 6  production provinces in Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Cote  D'Ivoire. Newcrest is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, and on the Port  Moresby Stock Exchange.  A copy of the release may be found at www.newcrest.com.au and on www.sedar.com.    SOURCE  Newcrest Mining Limited  Investor Enquiries Steve Warner T: + 61 3 9522 5493  E:steve.warner@newcrest.com.au   Media Enquiries Kerrina Watson T: +61 3 9522 5593  E:kerrina.watson@newcrest.com.au  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2014/28/c5832.html  CO: Newcrest Mining Limited NI: MNG 2575 WNEWS