Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 18, 2015 – Nord Gold N.V. (“Nordgold” or the “Company”, LSE: NORD), the internationally diversified low-cost gold producer, announces that in light of his appointment as Chief Development Officer of Newcrest Mining Limited, Michael Nossal has stepped down as an Independent non-executive director of the Company with effect from 31 May 2015.
The Board’s Nominations Committee, which is comprised solely of independent directors, has initiated a search for a new independent non-executive director.
As a result of the resignation of Mr. Nossal, the item 7e of the AGM agenda announced by the Company on April 28, 2015 shall no longer apply and is herewith withdrawn.
David Morgan, Nordgold Chairman, commented:
“On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Michael for his valuable contribution to Nordgold’s development over the past five years. We have benefitted enormously from his commitment, his deep industry knowledge and keen engagement in that time. We wish him every success in his new role.”
Nordgold (LSE: NORD) is an internationally diversified low-cost gold producer established in 2007 and publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange. The Company has expanded rapidly through carefully targeted acquisitions and organic growth, achieving a rate of growth unmatched in the industry during that period. In 2014, Nordgold’s gold production increased to 985 koz from 924 koz in 2013.
The Company operates 9 mines and has 2 development projects, 4 advanced exploration projects and a diverse portfolio of early-stage exploration projects and licenses in Burkina Faso, Guinea, Russia, Kazakhstan, French Guiana and Canada. Nordgold employs about 10,000 people.
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