Cape Town - Gold Fields [JSE:GFI] on Wednesday announced the resignation of its executive vice-president Nico Muller, who will be leaving the company to take up the position of chief executive officer of Impala Platinum on April 3 2017.
"Since joining Gold Fields in October 2014, Nico has played an important role in fixing the base at South Deep and repositioning the mine for a sustainable future. In doing so, Nico has recruited a strong leadership team which will be able take South Deep forward. The search for a replacement has commenced," said Gold Fields.
The company's CEO Nick Holland said: "We would like to thank Nico for reenergising the mine and getting it to break even. We wish him well in his new role at Impala."