Newmarket Gold Inc.

Newmarket Gold Inc.

November 18, 2015 07:30 ET

Newmarket Gold Announces Appointment of Chief Operating Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 18, 2015) - Newmarket Gold Inc. ("Newmarket" or the "Company") (TSX:NMI)(OTCQX:NMKTF) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Darren Hall as Chief Operating Officer ("COO") of Newmarket effective December 7, 2015. As COO, Darren will be based in Australia and have responsibility for all of the Company's operating mines and growth projects as an integral member of the Newmarket executive team.

Darren joins Newmarket from Newmont Mining Corporation where he held roles of increasing responsibility throughout the organization for the past 29 years. Under his leadership as Group Executive Operations for Newmont Asia Pacific he managed a team of 14,000 employees producing 1.8 million ounces of gold annually from six operating mines across three countries. He also worked with Newmont in Peru, Indonesia and the United States and most recently in Australia as General Manager of the Boddington Gold Mine where he led a team of 1,800 employees producing 750,000 ounces of gold annually. He graduated with a Bachelor of Mining Engineering from the Western Australia School of Mines in Kalgoorlie.

Douglas Forster, President and CEO of Newmarket, stated: "We are extremely pleased to have a mining executive of Darren Hall's caliber and experience join the Newmarket team as Chief Operating Officer. Darren has proven to be a successful and trusted leader through his operational accomplishments. He brings to this position a strong reputation for managing large workforces and multiple underground and open pit gold mines in a variety of jurisdictions. He has a proven track record of increasing production, reducing operating costs, improving capital effectiveness and promoting health, safety and business excellence while maintaining a strong team working environment. On behalf of the Board of Directors and senior management of Newmarket I would like to welcome Darren to our team. His wealth of experience will be a valuable asset as we maintain our strong foundation of quality gold production and execute our clearly defined asset consolidation strategy."


Douglas Forster, M.Sc., P.Geo.

President & Chief Executive Officer

About Newmarket Gold Inc.

Newmarket Gold is a Canadian-listed gold mining and exploration company with three 100% owned operating mines across Australia. The Company is focused on creating substantial shareholder value by maintaining a strong foundation of quality gold production, over 200,000 ounces annually, generating strong operational cash flow and maintaining a large resource base as it executes a clearly defined gold asset consolidation strategy. The Company is focused on sustainable operating performance, a disciplined approach to growth, and building gold reserves and resources while maintaining the high standards that the Newmarket Gold core values represent.

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