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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.

Gregory H. Boyce , ,

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 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.

Bruce R. Brook , ,

Bruce R. Brook currently serves as a Director for CSL Limited. He 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.

J. Kofi Bucknor , ,

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), Saham Assurances Limited (Morocco) and Consolidated Infrastructure Group (South Africa). He is also a Director for the Bank of Ghana, the central Bank of Ghana, which is not an exchange listed public company. 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.

Joseph A. Carrabba , ,

Joseph A. Carrabba is the non-executive Chairman of Fura Gems Inc. (a TSX:V listed company) since November 2017. He 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 former Director of KeyCorp, Cliffs Natural Resources, and Lithium X. He currently serves on Fura Gems Inc., Aecon, TimkenSteel and NioCorp Developments Ltd. Mr. Carrabba has been with Newmont since 2007 and currently serves as Chair of Newmont’s Safety and Sustainability Committee.

Noreen Doyle , ,

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 previously served 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. She currently also serves as Chair of Newmont’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Gary J. Goldberg , ,

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 , ,

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 Chair of the Governance Committee of Southern Company and on the Board of Directors of American Water Works Company, Inc. She is a former director of Jacuzzi Brands, Inc. Ms. Hagen has been with Newmont since 2005 and currently serves as Chair of Newmont’s Leadership Development and Compensation Committee.

Sheri E. Hickok , ,

Sheri E. Hickok brings significant engineering and technology experience, including autonomous vehicle and renewable energy development, to Newmont’s Board. She is currently General Manager – Global Product Development, Onshore Wind at GE Renewable Energy where she leads GE’s largest renewable energy portfolio. Prior to this role, Ms. Hickok served in several senior leadership roles at General Motors (GM) over her 22-year tenure, most recently as Executive Chief Engineer – Autonomous Partnerships and Fleets, where she led development of GM’s first autonomous vehicle fleet. Other leadership roles included Chief Engineer, Next Generation Full-Size Trucks; Executive Director, Global Supplier Quality & Development; and Chief Engineer on the Buick LaCrosse and Cadillac XTS. Ms. Hickok has been recognized as an industry leader by Motor Trend, Automotive News and Fortune magazines, and is a member of the World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University, a Master’s degree in Engineering from Purdue University, and Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

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.

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.

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.

Molly P. Zhang , ,

Dr. Molly P. Zhang brings extensive multinational experience to Newmont’s Board from the mining services, chemical and industrial sectors. She currently serves as a director of Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. and XG Sciences as well as a supervisory board member at GEA Group in Germany. Dr. Zhang’s experience includes several senior executive roles for Orica until her retirement in 2016, including as Vice President, Asset Management; Vice President, Initiation Systems and Packaged Emulsions Manufacture; Manufacturing Executive, Mining Systems; and General Manager, Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain for Orica’s mining services business. Prior to her tenure at Orica, Dr. Zhang held diverse executive positions at The Dow Chemical Company, including Managing Director, SCG-Dow Group; Country General Manager, Dow Thailand; Business Vice President for Dow Technology Licensing and Catalyst Business; Regional Manufacturing Director, Asia Pacific; and Global Technology Director. Dr. Zhang has been profiled for her successful business leadership in several international news publications. Born and raised in Shanghai, Dr. Zhang has worked in Germany, China, the U.S., Thailand and Singapore. She holds a Master of Science degree in Chemistry and a Ph.D.in Chemical Engineering from Technical University of Clasthal, Germany.