Gold Fields




MarketCap ZA

ZA South Africa


Gold Fields Limited operates as a gold producer with reserves and resources in Chile, South Africa, Ghana, West Africa, Australia, and Peru. The company also explores for copper deposits. It holds interests in 9 operating mines with an annual gold-equivalent production of approximately 2.34 million ounces, as well as gold mineral reserves of approximately 48.6 million ounces and mineral resources of approximately 111.8 million ounces. Gold Fields Limited was founded in 1887 and is based in Sandton, South Africa.


Gold Fields was founded by Cecil Rhodes and Charles Rudd in 1887. Multiple mergers and acquisitions over the years that followed shaped the company into what it is today. In 2013, the company acquired the remaining stake in the Chucapaca project in Peru, and merged with the Gold Fields of South Africa to form a global powerhouse.

Gold Fields is committed to operating in a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable way. The company looks to create a safe and healthy working environment for its employees and to ensure that the communities in which it operates are both enhanced and sustained.

Gold Fields is striving to be the global leader in sustainable gold mining. The company is committed to creating value for its shareholders, employees and communities, through a sound business strategy and relentless pursuit of operational excellence.

Key Team

Ms. Taryn L. Leishman B.Com., L.L.B., BCom, LLB (Exec. VP, Group Head of Legal & Compliance and Group Gen. Counsel)

Mr. Brett Jonathon Mattison B.Com., L.L.M., BAcc, BComm (Hons), MBA (PLD) (Exec. VP of Strategy, Planning & Corp. Devel.)

Ms. Roshnee Bardien B.Com., B. Com (Exec. VP of People & Organisational Effectiveness)

Mr. Naseem A. Chohan B.E. (Exec. VP of Sustainable Devel.)

Mr. Martin Preece (Exec. VP of South Africa)

Mr. Luis A. Rivera MBA (Exec. VP of Americas Region)

Mr. Stuart J. Mathews M.S., MSc (Hons) (Exec. VP of Australasia Region)

Recognition and Awards
Gold Fields has been recognised for its commitment to sustainable business practices, having been ranked in the top 25 of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2012. In 2017, Gold Fields won the SA Mining Sustainability award in the Large-Cap Category, recognising the company’s efforts in environmental stewardship, stakeholder engagement and community development.

Gold Fields
Leadership team

Mr. Christopher Ivan Griffith B.E., Pr.Eng. (CEO & Exec. Director)

Mr. Paul A. Schmidt B.Com., BCom, BCompt (Hons), C.A., CA(SA) (Financial Director, CFO & Exec. Director)

Mr. Avishkar Nagaser (Exec. VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Affairs)

Products/ Services
Mining Technology, Natural Resources
Number of Employees
1,000 - 20,000
Gauteng, NA - South Africa, South Africa
Company Registration
SEC CIK number: 0001172724
Above - 1B
Traded as
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