Group Executive – Technical Engineering, Newmont Goldcorp
Simon Hille is the Group Executive – Technical Engineering in the Global Projects group for Newmont Goldcorp. A metallurgical professional with over 25 years’ experience in gold and base metals specializing in maximizing value from complex ore bodies. As Group Executive – Technical Engineering, Simon is accountable for delivering step-change innovation to our multiple, highly complex, highly visible projects that have an immediate and long-term business impact. Simon acts as a change agent responsible for leading innovative change within the organization to ensure a coordinated approach to development and application, ensuring that Newmont Goldcorp’s mine sites can rapidly adapt to and adopt new technologies to achieve process and business efficiencies at the mine site level and realize value, and help Newmont Goldcorp lead its industry peers in innovation deployment. He is currently a Board member of CEEC (Coalition for Eco-Efficient Comminution) since 2015, the Energy & Processing Chair for Canadian Mining Innovation Council (CMIC) since 2016 and recently invited to join the ICMM Tailings Aspirational goal working group member 2018 along with a technical board role in the Bradshaw Research Initiative for Minerals and Mining (BRIMM).