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Newmont Announces Two New Board Members

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by July 19, 2017 General

Newmont
Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) announced
the election of Sheri Hickok and Dr. Molly P. Zhang to its Board of
Directors.

Sheri Hickok brings significant engineering and technology experience,
including autonomous vehicle and renewable energy development, to
Newmont’s Board. She is currently General Manager – Global Product
Development, Onshore Wind at GE Renewable Energy where she leads GE’s
largest renewable energy portfolio. Prior to this role, Ms. Hickok
served in several senior leadership roles at General Motors (GM) over
her 22-year tenure, most recently as Executive Chief Engineer –
Autonomous Partnerships and Fleets, where she led development of GM’s
first autonomous vehicle fleet. Other leadership roles included Chief
Engineer, Next Generation Full-Size Trucks; Executive Director, Global
Supplier Quality & Development; and Chief Engineer on the Buick LaCrosse
and Cadillac XTS. Ms. Hickok has been recognized as an industry leader
by Motor Trend, Automotive News and Fortune
magazines, and is a member of the World Economic Forum Young Global
Leaders. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from
Kettering University, a Master’s degree in Engineering from Purdue
University, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the
University of Michigan.

Dr. Molly P. Zhang brings extensive multinational experience to
Newmont’s Board from the mining services, chemical and industrial
sectors. She currently serves as a director of Cooper Standard
Automotive and XG Science as a supervisory board member at GEA Group in
Germany. Dr. Zhang’s experience includes several senior executive roles
for Orica until her retirement in 2016, including as Vice President,
Asset Management; Vice President, Initiation Systems and Packaged
Emulsions Manufacture; Manufacturing Executive, Mining Systems; and
General Manager, Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain for Orica’s
mining services business. Prior to her tenure at Orica, Dr. Zhang held
diverse executive positions at The Dow Chemical Company, including
Managing Director, SCG-Dow Group; Country General Manager, Dow Thailand;
Business Vice President for Dow Technology Licensing and Catalyst
Business; Regional Manufacturing Director, Asia Pacific; and Global
Technology Director. Dr. Zhang has been profiled for her successful
business leadership in several international news publications. Born and
raised in Shanghai, Dr. Zhang has worked in Germany, China, the U.S.,
Thailand and Singapore. She holds a Master of Science degree in
Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Technical University
of Clasthal, Germany.

“We are honored to welcome Sheri and Molly to our Board as valued
advisors and acknowledged technology and operational leaders. Their
experience will build on the deep and diverse expertise of our current
Board of Directors,” said Noreen Doyle, Chair of Newmont’s Board of
Directors.

About Newmont

Newmont is a leading gold and copper producer. The Company’s operations
are primarily in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname.
Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and was
named the mining industry leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability World
Index in 2015 and 2016. The Company is an industry leader in value
creation, supported by its leading technical, environmental, social and
safety performance. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly
traded since 1925.

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