NEW YORK Newmont Mining
Corp. chief executive officer Richard OBrien plans to
retire March 1.
Gary Goldberg, currently
president and chief operating officer, will succeed
OBrien, according to the Denver-based mining company.
Prior to joining Newmont, Goldberg spent 30 years at
London-based Rio Tinto Plc, serving as president and chief
executive officer of Rio Tintos minerals division from
2006 to 2011.