Paul Schmidt


Job Title: CFO

Company: Gold Fields


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). 

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 

                                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. 


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