Newcrest Chief Executive Officer, Greg Robinson, said Dr Newman's review would receive complete cooperation and support from Company management.
Mr Robinson also confirmed that the Company would continue to cooperate fully with any and all information requests and queries from the responsible regulators, including the ASX and the Australian Securities & Investments Commission.
DR MAURICE L NEWMAN AC, HonDBus Macq, FSIA, FSAA, FAICD
Maurice Newman retired as Chairman of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) in December 2011, and as Chairman of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX Limited) in September 2008.His career spans forty years in stockbroking and investment banking, including as Managing Director in 1984, and Executive Chairman from 1985 until 1999, of what is now the Deutsche Bank Group in Australia. He was Chairman of the Deutsche Bank Asia Pacific Advisory Board and a Director of Deutsche Bank Asia Pacific from 1999 to 2001. He was also Chairman of Deutsche Asset Management ( Australia) Limited from 1997 until 2000. Dr Newman retired from Deutsche Bank in July 2001. Dr Newman served as Chancellor of Macquarie University from 2002 to February 2008. Dr Newman has chaired a number of Asian business alliances including the East Asia and Oceania Stock Exchange Federation, and the Australia Taiwan Business Council. He has been an adviser to Australian governments, State and Federal, as a member of the Consultative Committee on Relations with Japan (1984-1987); a Commissioner of the National Commission of Audit (1996); a member of the Business Advisory Panel established by the Minister for Multicultural Affairs (1997 - 2002); Chairman of the National Judging Panel for Innovation in Local Government (1997-1998); Chairman of the Commonwealth Government's National Year 2000 Steering Committee (1997-2000) and the Business Mature Age Workforce Advisory Group (2000-2001); Co-Chair of the Singapore Australia Business Alliance Forum (1999 - 2002); Chairman of the Federal Treasurer's Financial Sector Advisory Council (1998 - 2007); Member of the New South Wales Premier's Major Events Board (2002 - 2004); Chairman of the Sydney Convention & Visitors Bureau (2001 - 2007); and Chairman of Tourism NSW (2002 - 2007). Dr Newman was also Chairman of the Sydney Legacy Citizen's Committee (1998 - 2004); and Civil Patron, Royal Australian Naval Reserves, Professional Studies Program (2005 - 2009).