Change to Board of Directors

Tue Jan 8, 2013 3:20pm EST

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Barrick Gold Corporation

January 8, 2013 - 03:19:49 PM

Change to Board of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 8, 2013) - Barrick Gold Corporation
(NYSE:ABX)(TSX:ABX) announced today that Nathaniel Rothschild has resigned
from the Board of Directors of Barrick Gold, effective as of January 7, 2013,
due to other time commitments. Mr. Rothschild had been a director of Barrick
since April 2010. 

"On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to extend my sincere
gratitude to Nat for his service," said Peter Munk, Founder and Chairman of
Barrick Gold. "We are grateful for his many contributions to the company."

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: 
INVESTOR CONTACT: Greg Panagos
Senior Vice President
Investor Relations and Communications
+1 416 309-2943
gpanagos@barrick.com


MEDIA CONTACT: Andy Lloyd
Director, Media Relations
+1 416 307-7414
alloyd@barrick.com