Newmarket Gold Announces Appointment of Chief Operating Officer VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Nov. 18, 2015) – Newmarket Gold Inc. 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.
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