Gold Fields appoints new non-executive director
Carel Smit, Non-Executive Director, Gold Fields

Gold Fields appoints new non-executive director

The Board of Directors of Gold Fields Limited has appointed Carel Smit as a Non-Executive Director of the company with effect from June 1, 2023.


Mr Smit has spent 35 years in the audit profession with KPMG.

He has extensive experience in audit, tax and advisory with a strong focus on the mining sector across Africa, South America, and Australia.

His work included mergers/acquisitions, due diligences, listings, audit, and internal audit.

Mr Smit was KPMG’s lead partner on the Gold Fields audit from 2010 to 2017.

He retired from KPMG in 2019 and has since been working as an independent consultant.

He holds a B.Compt and CTA from the University of the Free State and a Higher Diploma in Tax Law from Wits University.

Gold Fields Chairperson, Yunus Suleman, in a release, copied the Graphic Business, said; “The board welcomes Carel and looks forward to his contributions and guidance to the company as it continues to deliver on its strategy.”

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