The business and affairs of Newmont are managed by our officers under the direction of the Board of Directors. Newmont’s Board provides a broad range of qualifications and interests, ensuring a diversity of viewpoints and expertise.
Mr. Boyce brings extensive operations and global mining experience to Newmont’s Board. Mr. Boyce served as Executive Chairman of Peabody Energy from 2007 to 2015. He joined Peabody in 2003 as Chief Operating Officer, and assumed responsibility for the company as Chief Executive Officer from 2006-2015. His previous leadership roles also include Chief Executive Officer, Energy for Rio Tinto; President and Chief Executive Officer of Kennecott Energy Company; and President of Kennecott Minerals Company. Mr. Boyce holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mining engineering from the University of Arizona and an Advanced Management Program degree from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Business. Mr. Boyce is a past Chair of the Coal Industry Advisory Board of the International Energy Agency and is a former Chair of the National Mining Association. He serves on the Board of Directors of the U.S.-China Business Council, and is a member of The Business Council, Business Roundtable and the National Coal Council. Mr. Boyce is a member of the Boards of Directors of Marathon Oil Corporation and of Monsanto Company.
Bruce R. Brook currently serves as Chairman for Programmed Group and as a Director for CSL Limited. He served as a Director of Boart Longyear from 2007 to 2015. He served as Chief Financial Officer of WMC Resources Limited from 2002 to 2005, and has held key executive roles including Deputy CFO of ANZ Banking Group Limited, Group Chief Accountant of Pacific Dunlop Limited, and General Manager, Group Accounting positions at CRA Limited and Pasminco Limited. Mr. Brook formerly served as a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committees of Lihir Gold Limited, Consolidated Minerals Limited and Energy Developments Limited. In addition, Mr. Brook retired in 2012 after six years of services as a member of the Financial Reporting Council in Australia and in 2013 was appointed to the Director Advisory Panel of the Australian Securities Investments Commission, the Australian Corporate Regulator. Mr. Brook has been with Newmont since 2011 and currently serves as Chair of Newmont’s Audit Committee.
J. Kofi Bucknor is the Chief Executive Officer of J. Kofi Bucknor & Associates, a Ghanaian corporate finance advisory and propriety investing firm established in 2000. He currently serves on the boards of ARM (Nigeria) and Saham Assurances Limited (Morocco) and Consolidated Infrastructure Group (South Africa). Mr. Bucknor is the former Chairman of Ghana’s Investment Advisory Committee, which advises on the management of part of the country’s oil revenues. Mr. Bucknor formerly served as a Director of Chirano Gold Mines, Ashanti Goldfields Corporation, National Investment Bank (Ghana) and Ecobank Transnational Corporation. He was a member of the International Advisory Board of Normandy Mining Corporation (Australia). Mr. Bucknor is also a former Chairman of the Ghana Stock Exchange.
Vincent A. Calarco is the former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Crompton Corporation, a specialty chemical company. He is a current director and chairman of the Audit Committee of Consolidated Edison and a former director of CPG International Inc. and Asarco Corporation. Mr. Calarco served as Newmont’s independent Chairman of the Board from 2008 through the 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
Joseph A. Carrabba is the retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cliffs Natural Resources (formerly Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.). Prior to joining Cleveland-Cliffs in 2005, Mr. Carrabba held various senior operating positions with Rio Tinto PLC, including President and Chief Operating Officer of Diavik Diamond Mines. Mr. Carrabba is a Director of KeyCorp, Aecon, TimkenSteel and NioCorp Developments Ltd. (a TSX:V listed company).
Noreen Doyle currently serves as Chair of Newmont's Board of Directors. She was the First Vice President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development from 2001 to 2005. Ms. Doyle also serves as the Vice Chair and Lead Independent Director of the Board of Credit Suisse Group and has previously been a Board member of QinetiQ plc and Rexam PLC. She is a former member of advisory panels for Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund and Macquarie Russia and CIS Infrastructure Fund and has served as the Chair of the Budapest Bank Supervisory Board. Ms. Doyle has been with Newmont since 2005 and previously served as Newmont’s independent Vice Chair of the Board of Directors and the Chair of Newmont’s Audit Committee.
Gary J. Goldberg was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and joined the Board of Directors of Newmont Mining Corporation on March 1, 2013. He had served as President and Chief Operating Officer since July 2012 and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since December 2011. Prior to joining Newmont, Mr. Goldberg was President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Minerals, and served in leadership roles in Rio Tinto’s coal, gold, copper and industrial minerals businesses. Mr. Goldberg has 30 years of experience in the mining industry and served as Chairman of the National Mining Association in the United States from 2008 to 2010.
Veronica Hagen is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Polymer Group, Inc. Ms. Hagen was President and CEO of Sappi Fine Paper North America from 2004 to 2007. Prior to working for Sappi, she served in various executive roles with Alcoa and with Alumax before its acquisition by Alcoa. She currently serves as Lead Director for Southern Company and on the Board of Directors of American Water Works Company, Inc. She is a former director of Jacuzzi Brands, Inc.
Jane Nelson is the founding Director of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative. Ms. Nelson is also a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a former senior associate of Cambridge University’s Programme for Sustainability Leadership. She serves on ExxonMobil’s External Citizenship Advisory Panel; GE’s Sustainability Advisory Council and on the Independent Advisory Panel, International Council on Mining and Metals Resource Endowment initiative. Ms. Nelson is a former external adviser to World Bank Group on social impacts in mining, oil and gas sector. Ms. Nelson also worked for the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Africa, for FUNDES in Latin America and as a Vice President at Citibank working in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Julio Quintana formerly served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Tesco Corporation, which supplies oilfield drilling technology, services and equipment, and prior to that served as Tesco’s Chief Operating Officer. He served in various executive roles for Schlumberger Technology Corporation, including Vice President of Integrated Project Management, Vice President of Exploitation and Vice President of Marketing. Mr. Quintana spent nearly 20 years in the oil and gas exploration and production business in various operational roles for Unocal Corporation. Mr. Quintana currently serves on the Board of SM Energy and previously was a member of the Board of Tesco Corporation.