DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (NYSE: NEM, TSX: NGT) (Newmont Goldcorp or the Company) has appointed accomplished miner Dan Janney to continue improving the Company’s safety and operational performance in North America. Most recently, Mr. Janney was serving as Newmont Goldcorp’s Group Executive supporting the Full Potential continuous improvement work in the region. He will assume the full accountabilities of the Regional Senior Vice President role in North America, effective today.
Mr. Janney succeeds Todd White who has served in the role since closing of the Newmont Goldcorp transaction in April. Mr. Janney will report directly to Rob Atkinson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
“Dan’s appointment is intended to accelerate operational and efficiency improvements at our North American sites, while continuing to enhance the region’s safety performance,” said Tom Palmer, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Dan brings 27 years of global mining operations experience and he has successfully led teams to deliver step change improvements in safety, efficiency and productivity. His background and expertise are well suited to lead our work to safely improve costs and productivity and extend mine lives in our North America region. I’d also like to thank Todd White for his service to Newmont Goldcorp.”
Mr. Janney joined Newmont in May of 2017 as the General Manager for Integration and Optimization for North America and, in February of 2019, he was appointed General Manager Operations Services for North America.
Prior to joining Newmont, Mr. Janney was a Technical Consultant with Alacer Gold Corp based in Turkey. He also held several senior leadership roles with Rio Tinto including Global Head of Productivity Delivery, General Manager of Bengalla Mining Company, General Manager of Energy Resources Australia, and General Manager Smelter with Kennecott Utah Copper.
In North America, Newmont Goldcorp owns and operates six mines, including four in Canada, one in Mexico and one in the United States.
About Newmont Goldcorp
Newmont Goldcorp 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. Newmont Goldcorp is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont Goldcorp was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.
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