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Board Appointment

01 February 2011

Newcrest Mining Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Lady Winifred Kamit as a new, Non-Executive Director. Her appointment will be effective as from today, 1 February, 2011.

Lady Kamit brings to the Newcrest board extensive business experience and a broad community knowledge of Papua New Guinea.

Lady Kamit is a senior partner with Gadens Lawyers in Port Moresby and served as a director of Lihir Gold Limited (LGL) from October 2004 until completion of Newcrest’s acquisition of LGL in September 2010. She holds a number of other directorships in companies including Post Courier Limited, Nautilus Minerals Niugini Limited and Steamships Trading Company Limited, and is a Councillor of the Papua New Guinea Institute of National Affairs and Chairperson of Coalition for Change PNG, an initiative against violence against women and children.


For further information, please contact:

Investor Enquiries – North America/Europe

 

Steve Warner
T: +1 212 351 5064
E: steve.warner@newcrest.com.au

Media Enquiries

Kerrina Watson
T: +61 3 9522 5593
E: kerrina.watson@newcrest.com.au

This information is available on our website at www.newcrest.com.au.