Newmont Corporation has announced that Ms Natascha Viljoen will join the Company’s Executive Leadership Team as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer upon completion of her notice period of up to 12 months.As a seasoned industry leader with over 30 years of experience across a diverse range of commodities, Ms Natascha further strengthens Newmont’s technical, operational and management capabilities. Ms Natascha has served as the CEO of Anglo American’s platinum business in South Africa since 2020, the world’s largest primary producer of platinum. At Anglo American, Ms Natascha is responsible for managing a team of more than 25,000 employees and six owned and joint venture mining operations with an integrated value chain and down-stream processing across two countries. Prior to her CEO appointment, Ms Natascha held a series of operating and technical positions within the organization, including as Group Head of Processing.Prior to joining Anglo American, Ms Natascha spent six years at Lonmin, where she served on the executive committee as Executive Vice President of Processing, also with responsibility for several wider corporate functions, including sustainability. Ms Natascha is a metallurgical engineer and holds a Bachelor of Engineering from North West University in South Africa and an Executive MBA from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.Upon completion of the notice period and a planful transition, Rob Atkinson, Executive Vice President and COO, will transition into a new role reporting directly to Tom Palmer, President and CEO, focused on driving strategic initiatives to strengthen Newmont’s responsible gold leadership position.Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa.