SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
October 1, 2012
Newmont Mining Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)
6363 South Fiddlers Green Circle
Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111
(Address and zip code of principal executive offices)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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ITEM 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Brian Hill, Executive Vice President, Sustainability and External Affairs of Newmont Mining Corporation (the Company), will be departing the Company on October 14, 2012.
Effective as of such date, Mr. Hills duties relating to the Companys Corporate and Global Environmental and Social Responsibility (ESR) functions, will transition to John Mudge on an interim basis. Mr. Mudge has managed the Companys North America ESR function since 2008 in the role of Regional Vice President, ESR of Newmont USA Ltd. and has worked in various positions in operations and ESR at the Company for over 30 years. Mr. Mudge will report directly to the Companys Chief Executive Officer, Richard OBrien. Mr. Hills duties relating to the Companys Government Relations function will be led by Stephen Gottesfeld, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, on an interim basis.
In connection with Mr. Hills departure, he will receive severance benefits in accordance with the Companys Executive Severance Plan at the E3 level. The Executive Severance Plan was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 27, 2011, as Exhibit 10.1 to Registrants Form 10-Q for the period September 30, 2011.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|NEWMONT MINING CORPORATION|
|Name:||Stephen P. Gottesfeld|
|Title:||Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary|
Dated: October 4, 2012