Board of Directors

The mission of Newmont’s Board is to oversee the Company’s efforts to create enduring value for all stakeholders of our Company. To deliver on this mission, our Board adheres to sound governance principles and Newmont’s core values of safety, integrity, sustainability, inclusion and responsibility. These guiding principles serve as the foundation of our business and enable us to fulfill our purpose of creating value and improving lives through sustainable and responsible mining.

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Gregory H. Boyce

Mr. Boyce currently serves as Chair of the Board of Newmont 
Corporation and 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 previously served 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.

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Bruce R. Brook

Bruce R. Brook currently serves as a Director for Incitec Pivot Limited and Djerriwarrh Investments Limited. He retired as Director of CSL in 2023 after twelve years on the board, and served as a Director of Programmed Group from 2010 to 2017 and as Chairman from 2012 to 2017 and 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.

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Maura Clark

Maura Clark is the former President of Direct Energy Business, the commercial and industry energy business unit of Direct Energy L.P (a subsidiary of Centrica PLC), the leading B2B energy retailer in Canada and the US. She is an experienced operator, with a strong functional background in strategic finance in cyclical and capital intensive businesses. She has extensive experience as a leader in the energy industry including managing matters related to regulatory, policy and social responsibility. Ms. Clark currently serves as the Chair of the Audit Committee of Nutrien Ltd. where she also serves on the Human Resources and Compensation Committee. Ms. Clark also serves on the Audit Committee and Governance and Nominating Committee of Fortis Inc. and on the Board of Garret Motion, Inc. where she Chairs the Nominating and Governance Committee. Previously she served on the Board of Elizabeth Arden from 2005 to 2016.

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Emma FitzGerald

Emma FitzGerald brings extensive experience in leading international businesses in the Energy & Water sector. Most recently she was CEO of Puma Energy focused on delivering affordable and sustainable energy solutions to emerging markets in Africa, Central America and Asia. Prior to this she ran gas, water and waste networks for National Grid and Severn Trent in the UK. She also spent many years running customer facing downstream Retail, Lubricants and LPG businesses for Royal Dutch Shell around the world. She has served on the boards of plc, privately owned and non for profit including Puma Energy, Severn Trent, Cookson Group plc, Alent plc, DCC plc & Windsor leadership Trust.

She currently serves on the Board of UPM Kymmene oyj, an innovative global paper & biomaterials business and Seplat Energy plc an indigenous Nigerian Energy company dual listed on the London and Nigerian stock exchange. She also is also a portfolio advisor with Oxford Science Enterprises and a mentor on the Creative Destruction Lab Climate stream to help accelerate innovations supporting the energy transition.

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Sally-Anne Layman

Sally-Anne Layman is a former member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Safety Sustainability Committee on the Board of Directors of Newcrest. She has extensive international experience in resources and corporate finance. She formerly served in a range of senior positions at Macquarie Group, including as Division Director and Joint Head of the Perth office of the Metals, Mining & Agriculture Division. Prior to that, she held various site-based mining and head office-based finance positions with resource companies including Mount Isa Mines, Great Central Mines, Normandy Yandal and Western Metals. Ms. Layman also serves on the Board of Directors of Beach Energy Limited, Pilbara Minerals Limited and Imdex Limited and previously served on the boards of Perseus Mining Limited and Gascoyne Resources Limited.

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Philip Aiken

Philip Aiken AM is the former Chair of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee and member of the Safety and Sustainability Committee and the Nominations Committee on the Board of Directors of Newcrest. He has extensive Australian and international business experience, including the engineering and resources sectors, having formerly served as Group President Energy BHP Billiton, President BHP Petroleum, Managing Director BOC/CIG, Chief Executive of BTR Nylex, Senior Advisor Macquarie Bank (Europe) and in various other leadership positions. Mr. Aiken also serves on the Board of Directors of New Energy One Acquisition Corporation plc and BIAC (Business at OECD), and previously served as Chair of Aveva Group plc, Balfour Betty plc and a number of other companies.

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José Manuel Madero

José Manuel Madero is the Founder and Managing Partner of Bizwp SC, a consulting firm with a strong focus on advising companies in increasing Social/Financial Profitability based out of Mexico City. From 2015 to 2019 he served as Chief Executive Officer at Grupo Bepensa, a Mexican business conglomerate comprised of 40 companies across the industrial, automotive, financial services, and non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverage sectors and from 2005 to 2015 he held various senior management positions at Monsanto Company. Mr. Madero holds a BS in Mine Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and served in engineering operations and superintendent roles with Grupo Mexico, the largest mining business conglomerate in Mexico and a worldwide copper producer. Mr. Madero is a member of the Board of Constellation Brands, Inc. and serves on their Audit Committee.

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René Médori

René Médori has significant financial and commercial expertise from capital intensive businesses, supplying products to the oil refining, steel and mining industries and experience in international finance in the UK, Europe and the US. Mr. Médori currently serves as Senior Independent Director and Audit Committee Chair of Petrofac Ltd., a UK listed company. He also serves on the boards of Cobham plc and Vinci. Prior to his retirement in April 2017, he served as finance director at Anglo American plc since 2005. Previously he served as Finance Director of the BOC Group plc, and as a non-executive director at Anglo Platinum Limited, De Beers, SSE plc (formerly Scottish and Southern Energy plc), and AngloGold Ashanti.

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Jane Nelson

Jane Nelson is the founding Director of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Corporate 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 previously served 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.

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Tom Palmer

Tom Palmer became President and Chief Executive Officer and joined the Board of Directors of Newmont effective October 1, 2019. He served as President since June 2019 and as President and Chief Operating Officer from November 2018 until June 2019. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since May 2016. Mr. Palmer was elected Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific in February 2015 after serving as Senior Vice President, Indonesia since March 2014. Prior to joining Newmont, he was the Chief Operating Officer, Pilbara Mines at Rio Tinto Iron Ore. Over a 20-year career with Rio Tinto, Mr. Palmer worked in a variety of roles across a number of commodities, including General Manager, Technology for the Bauxite and Alumina business; General Manager, Operations at Hail Creek coal mine; and General Manager, Asset Management at Palabora Mining Company in South Africa. Mr. Palmer brings extensive experience leading teams and delivering production while implementing safety culture programs and improving diversity. He earned a Master of Engineering Science degree and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.

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Julio M. Quintana

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 as the Lead Director of SM Energy Company and as a Director of Basic Energy Services. He is a former director of Tesco Corporation.

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Susan N. Story

Susan N. Story served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of American Water Works Company, Inc. (American Water) from May 2014 until April 2020. She joined American Water as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in April 2013. Prior to joining American Water, Ms. Story served as Executive Vice President of Southern Company, and in other executive positions with subsidiaries of Southern, including President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern Company Services from January 2011 to April 2013 and President of Gulf Power Company from April 2003 to December 2010. Ms. Story is an experienced director and brings a deep knowledge in the areas of finance, operations, cost optimization and human resources from her significant executive leadership experience. Ms. Story currently serves as the Lead Independent Director of Raymond James Financial, Inc. serving on the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, Securities Repurchase Committee and the Securities Offerings Committee and is a current Director on the Board of Dominion Energy where she serves on the Audit Committee and the Finance and Risk Oversight Committee. Previously she served on the Board of American Water Works Inc. from April 2014 to April 2020.