Gold Fields: Paul Schmidt

Paul Schmidt has been the Chief Financial Officer of Gold Fields since 1 January 2009.

Paul Schmidt was appointed CFO of Gold Fields on 1 January 2009 and joined the Board on 6 November 2009. Prior to this, he held the positions of acting CFO from 1 May 2008 and Financial Controller from 1 April 2003. He has more than 21 years’ experience in the mining industry. Paul has a B.Com degree from the University of Wits and a B.Compt Honours degree from UNISA. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA). 

Work
2009 – Present    Chief Financial Officer, Gold Fields Ltd
2008 – 2009         Acting Chief Financial Officer, Gold Fields Ltd
2003 – 2008         Financial Controller, Gold Fields Ltd
1999 – 2003         Financial Manager, Gold Fields Ltd
1996 – 1999         Assistant Financial Manager, Gengold 
                                Deloitte

Education
                                CA (SA)
                                B.Compt Hons, UNISA
                                B.Com, WITS

About Gold Fields Ltd: Gold Fields is a globally diversified producer of gold with eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa with attributable annual gold-equivalent production of approximately 2.2 million ounces. 

Gold Fields reported a revenue of $2.749 million in 2016 with 482 employees.