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goldfieldsEngineering News reports that long-serving Gold Fields CFO Paul Schmidt, who is also an executive director of the listed gold mining company, is to proceed on early retirement.

Although his step down was effective from 30 April, Schmidt will remain in Gold Fields’ employ until 30 June. Schmidt, who was appointed CFO at the start of 2009 and joined the board in the same year, was financial controller from 2003 after joining Gold Fields in 1996. In the meantime, Alex Dall, currently Gold Fields VP corporate finance, has been appointed as interim CFO with effect from 1 May, pending the appointment of a permanent CFO and executive director. With the process to appoint the new CFO in its final stages, Gold Fields says it will make an announcement as soon as negotiations have been finalised.

  • Read the full original of the report in the above regard at Engineering News
  • See too, Gold Fields appoints Alex Dall as interim CFO, at BusinessLive

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