Change to Board of Directors

Tue Jan 8, 2013 3:20pm EST

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TORONTO, ONTARIO, Jan 08 (MARKET WIRE) --
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."

Contacts:
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

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