Gold Fields has a new leader with a golden opportunity. Mike Fraser, who was named as the new CEO on Monday, inherits a company that is swimming in cash thanks to elevated gold prices and low costs. But he also faces the challenge of replenishing its reserves and extending its mine life. 

A big mergers & acquisitions deal may be tempting for Fraser, a seasoned mining executive with a global track record. ..

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