Newmont CEO Gary Goldberg Inducted Into the American Mining Hall of Fame
Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) announced
that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Gary J. Goldberg, has
been honored by his peers for outstanding contributions to the mining
industry through his induction into the American Mining Hall of Fame.
The award honors Mr. Goldberg’s accomplishments over the course of his
36-year career in mining, characterizing his service as: “Always the
driving force on improving company performance, delivering stakeholder
value and advancing social and environmental practices, Gary J. Goldberg
has also proven to be a world leader in mining safety.”
The award is granted by the Mining Foundation of the Southwest, a
non-profit organization that works to educate students and the public
about mineral resources and the mineral extraction and processing
industries, and to honor outstanding accomplishments in the mining
industry. For more background, visit: http://www.miningfoundationsw.org/page-1847230.
About Gary J. Goldberg
Mr. Goldberg was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and
joined the Board of Directors of Newmont Mining Corporation on 1 March
2013. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer
since July 2012 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating
Officer since December 2011. He is credited with turning Newmont’s
performance around through a disciplined focus on value over volume. The
company leads the gold sector in value creation as measured by cash flow
generation, and has been named the top mining company in the Dow Jones
Sustainability Index for three years running. Prior to joining Newmont,
Mr. Goldberg gained more than 30 years’ experience in the mining
industry through leadership roles in Rio Tinto’s global coal, gold,
copper and industrial minerals businesses. He received a lifetime
achievement award for his contribution to safety in the mining industry
from the Society of Metallurgical Engineers in 2014.
Newmont is a leading gold and copper producer. The Company’s operations
are primarily in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname.
Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and was
named the mining industry leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability World
Index in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The Company is an industry leader in value
creation, supported by its leading technical, environmental, social and
safety performance. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly
traded since 1925.
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Source: Newmont Mining Corporation