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Newcrest CEO Succession

30 June 2011

As previously announced on 11 February 2011, the Board of Newcrest Mining Limited advises that the Chief Executive Officer succession will be effective as of 1 July 2011.

As of tomorrow, Ian Smith will have stepped down from the Board as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

Greg Robinson has been appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer and will formally assume the role.

A search is currently underway for the role of Chief Financial Officer, the role formerly held by Greg Robinson.  In the interim Mark Dwyer, Newcrest General Manager - Finance and Accounting, will be acting Chief Financial Officer.


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.