People: Barrick Gold Corp (ABX)

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17 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Munk

2009 Non-Independent Chairman of the Board

John Thornton

60 2012 Non-Independent Co-Chairman of the Board

Jamie Sokalsky

56 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director

Charles Birchall

71 2005 Non-Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Ammar Al-Joundi

49 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

James Gowans

62 2014 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Kelvin Dushnisky

50 2012 Senior Executive Vice President

Sybil Veenman

50 2010 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Darian Rich

53 2013 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Robert Krcmarov

49 2010 Senior Vice President - Global Exploration

Richard McCreary

51 2011 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development

Ivan Mullany

51 2011 Senior Vice President - Capital Projects

Faith Teo

2012 Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Secretary

J. Brett Harvey

63 2013 Lead Independent Director

Brian Mulroney

75 1993 Non-Independent Director

Anthony Munk

53 1996 Non-Independent Director

Howard Beck

1984 Independent Director

Gustavo Cisneros

68 2003 Independent Director

Dambisa Moyo

45 2011 Independent Director

Steven Shapiro

61 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Munk

Mr. Peter Munk is no longer Non-Independent Chairman of the Board of Barrick Gold Corp., effective April 30, 2014. From March 27, 2008 to January 15, 2009, Mr. Munk was also the interim Chief Executive Officer of Barrick. He is also the former Chairman of Trizec Properties, Inc., a real estate investment trust, and the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Trizec Canada Inc., a real estate company. Mr. Munk is the former Chair of the University of Toronto Crown Foundation and served as a Trustee of the University Health Network in Toronto. He holds an undergraduate degree and an honorary doctor of laws from the University of Toronto. Mr. Munk is a member of the Canadian Business Hall of Fame and the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame and a recipient of the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and several honorary degrees. Mr. Munk is a Companion of the Order of Canada.

John Thornton

Mr. John Lawson Thornton has been appointed as Non-Independent Chairman of the Board of Barrick Gold Corp., effective April 30, 2014. He is a Professor, Director of the Global Leadership Program, and Member of the Advisory Board at the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in Beijing. He is also Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. He retired in 2003 as President and a member of the board of the Goldman Sachs Group. Mr. Thornton is a trustee, advisory board member or member of, the China Investment Corporation (CIC), China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), The Hotchkiss School, McKinsey Advisory Council, Morehouse College, and the African Leadership Academy. Mr. Thornton holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard College, a degree in jurisprudence from Oxford University and a master’s degree from the Yale School of Management.

Jamie Sokalsky

Mr. Jamie C. Sokalsky serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director of Barrick Gold Corp. Mr. Sokalsky was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Barrick Gold Corporation on June 5, 2012. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Sokalsky was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Barrick. He is a member of the International Council on Mining and Metals and a director of the World Gold Council. Mr. Sokalsky is a chartered accountant and holds an undergraduate degree in business from Lakehead University.

Charles Birchall

Mr. Charles William David Birchall is Non-Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Barrick Gold Corporation. Mr. Birchall is the former Vice Chairman of Trizec Hahn Corporation, a real estate company. He is the President of the charitable William Birchall Foundation. Mr. Birchall graduated from Merchant Taylor’s School and is a Fellow of the United Kingdom Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Ammar Al-Joundi

Mr. Ammar Al-Joundi has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Barrick Gold Corp., effective July 10, 2012. Mr. Al-Joundi has more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance and banking within the mining industry, with in capital markets, business strategy, financial controls and mine operations. Prior to joining Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer in September 2010, Mr. Al-Joundi spent 11 years at Barrick, and was a key member of the company's finance team. While at Barrick, Mr. Al-Joundi served as Senior Vice President of Business Strategy and Capital Allocation, Senior Vice President, Finance and Vice President and Treasurer. His experience at Barrick also included two years as Chief Financial Officer of the company's South American business unit. Prior to joining Barrick in 1999, Mr. Al-Joundi spent eight years as an investment banker at Citibank Canada. Mr. Al-Joundi holds an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He is also a Professional Engineer.

James Gowans

Mr. James K. Gowans has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Barrick Gold Corporation effective January 20, 2014. Jim Gowans is a seasoned mining operator with four decades of global industry experience. Mr. Gowans most recently worked at DeBeers SA, where he held several positions with increasing responsibility, including Managing Director of Debswana (a subsidiary of DeBeers SA), Chief Operating Officer/Chief Technical Officer of DeBeers SA, and President and CEO of DeBeers Canada. Mr. Gowans also has significant experience in the gold sector, having worked for eight years at Placer Dome, culminating in his role as Executive Vice President, Canadian Operations. He also held senior operating positions at PT Inco, where he was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and at Cominco, where he held the positions of Operations Manager for Potash Operations and General Manager of the Red Dog zinc mine. Mr. Gowans is a Professional Engineer with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mineral Engineering. He is a Director of Cameco Corporation and PhosCan Chemical Company.

Kelvin Dushnisky

Mr. Kelvin P. M. Dushnisky, J.D., has been appointed as Senior Executive Vice President of Barrick Gold Corp., effective August 27, 2012. He has global responsibility for Government Relations, Permitting and Approvals, Corporate Responsibility, Investor Relations and Communications. Mr. Dushnisky also has oversight responsibility for Barrick Energy, the company’s Alberta-based oil and gas business and an important component of Barrick’s cost management strategy. Having international experience with project approvals, development agreements and public affairs, Mr. Dushnisky joined Barrick in April 2002 as Director, Regulatory Affairs, and was promoted to Vice President, Regulatory Affairs in January 2003, to Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs in September 2005, to Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs in November 2007 and to Executive Vice President, Corporate and Legal Affairs in June 2010. In February 2013, Mr. Dushnisky was named Chairman of the Board of Directors of London-listed African Barrick Gold plc. Prior to Barrick, Mr. Dushnisky was a Managing Director at Altara Securities Inc. (now part of Manulife Financial). He also served as the Vice Chair, General Counsel and a founding Director of EuroZinc Mining Corporation, a Vice President of Sutton Resources Ltd. (acquired by Barrick) and a Vice President of Rescan Consultants Inc. He has served on the board of directors for a number of publicly listed companies. He holds a B.Sc. (Hon.) degree from the University of Manitoba and M.Sc. and J.D. degrees from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Dushnisky is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and the Canadian Bar Association and represents Barrick, along with CEO Jamie Sokalsky, at the World Gold Council and the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM). Mr. Dushnisky also serves on the boards of the Mining Association of Canada, the Institute of the Americas, the Canadian Council of the Americas and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Sybil Veenman

Ms. Sybil E. Veenman is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of Barrick Gold Corporation since June 2010. She had been Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Secretary since Sept. 2008. She joined Barrick in 1994, and has played a key role in the Legal function worldwide, leading or supporting Barrick’s various financings, business transactions and regulatory compliance initiatives. She has been instrumental in developing and implementing Barrick’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and related policies across the company. Previously, she was with Lac Minerals Ltd., and was in private practice for seven years with the law firm of Fasken Campbell Godfrey where she specialized in Securities and Mergers and Acquisitions. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1989.

Darian Rich

Mr. Darian K. Rich is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Barrick Gold Corp. Prior to July 2013, he was Vice President, Human Resources; prior to February 2012, Vice President, Human Resources of Albemarle Corporation.

Robert Krcmarov

Mr. Robert L. Krcmarov is Senior Vice President - Global Exploration of Barrick Gold Corporation. With more than 20 years of experience in geology and exploration, he leads a team of 130 geoscientists exploring in more than 12 countries. He also works closely with the Corporate Development Group to assess assets and help the company replace and grow reserves and resources. Early in his career, he worked in Australia, Chile and Peru with Homestake Mining, which was acquired by Barrick in 2001. At that time, he was appointed Barrick’s General Manager Exploration for Australia, and subsequently took on responsibility for exploration in Africa and Asia before becoming Vice President Global Exploration in 2005. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honors) degree from the University of Adelaide and a Master’s degree in Economic Geology from the University of Tasmania. He is a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists and a member of the Board of Trustees for the Society of Economic Geologists Foundation. He is also an active member of several professional associations, including the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC).

Richard McCreary

Mr. Richard G. McCreary serves as Senior Vice President - Corporate Development of Barrick Gold Corporation since April 26, 2011. He has overall responsibility for Barrick's global Corporate Development activities, including Corporate Development, Evaluations and Special Projects. Before joining Barrick, he worked in mining investment banking for over fourteen years culminating as Head of CIBC World Markets’ Global Mining investment banking group. During his tenure at CIBC, Mr. McCreary advised companies involved in some of the world’s mining transactions, including Placer Dome, Goldcorp, Kinross, Falconbridge, Rio Tinto, and BHP Billiton. In advance of his work experience in mining investment banking, he worked in the Noranda/Falconbridge organization for eight years in various areas, including metals marketing, geophysics, geological engineering and technology development. Mr. McCreary holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Strategy from McGill University, and a M.Sc. and B.Sc.Eng.Hons in Geological Engineering from Queen's University.

Ivan Mullany

Mr. Ivan J. Mullany is the Senior Vice President - Capital Projects of Barrick Gold Corporation since August 2011. The global Capital Projects group, in partnership with the regional business units, is responsible for developing Barrick’s project pipeline on budget and on schedule in a safe and environmentally friendly manner. Mr. Mullany has 30 years of experience in the mining industry, including leadership roles in firms such as Iron Ore Company Canada (Rio Tinto) and Emperor Mines Limited. He has worked around the globe, including stints in Australia, Fiji, France and Canada. He joined Barrick in 2004 as Manager, Metallurgy and Process Development, and served as the metallurgical lead for annual Life-of-Mine planning, the Placer Dome acquisition, and the Pueblo Viejo feasibility study. In 2008, he became Senior Director Metallurgy and Process Development, and was promoted to Vice President in 2009. Since 2009, he has led the Operations Support group, coordinating the technical specialists and global standards needed to help operations reach a high level of performance. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (MAusIMM) and a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (CIMM). He is a graduate of the Extractive Metallurgy program at Murdoch University, and has undertaken graduate diploma studies in Mining as well as Applied Finance and Investment.

Faith Teo

J. Brett Harvey

Mr. J. Brett Harvey is Lead Independent Director of Barrick Gold Corporation. Mr. Harvey is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CONSOL Energy Inc., a coal, gas and energy services company. He is also the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CNX Gas Corporation, a subsidiary of CONSOL Energy Inc. Mr. Harvey serves on the board of a number of energy industry associations, including the coal industry advisory board of the International Energy Agency, and the Leadership Council of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity. Mr. Harvey is also on the board of directors of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, is a member of the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America, and is a director and past chairman of the Boy Scouts of America Laurel Highlands Counsel. He holds an undergraduate degree in mining engineering from the University of Utah.

Brian Mulroney

The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, LL.D., is no longer Non-Independent Director of Barrick Gold Corporation effective April 30, 2014. Mr. Mulroney assumed the role of Senior Advisor, Global Affairs of Barrick on January 1, 2012. Mr. Mulroney is also the Chairman of Barrick’s International Advisory Board and a Senior Partner of Norton Rose Canada LLP, a law firm. Mr. Mulroney was the Prime Minister of Canada from 1984 to 1993. Mr. Mulroney is a member of the advisory group of Lion Capital LLP and a director of Quebecor Inc. He holds an undergraduate degree from St. Francis Xavier University and a law degree from Université Laval. Mr. Mulroney is a Companion of the Order of Canada.

Anthony Munk

Mr. Anthony Munk is Non-Independent Director of Barrick Gold Corporation. Mr. Anthony Munk has been a Senior Managing Director of Onex Corporation, a leading North American private equity firm, since 2013. Prior to 2013, he was a Managing Director of Onex Corporation. He is also a director of the Aurea Foundation. Mr. Munk is a director of JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. and was formerly a director of RSI Home Products Inc. and Chairman of the Board of Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd., which are private companies. He is also a director of the public company, Cineplex Inc. Mr. Munk holds an undergraduate degree from Queen’s University.

Howard Beck

Mr. Howard L. Beck, QC, is no longer Independent Director of Barrick Gold Corporation effective April 30, 2014. Mr. Beck was a senior partner of the law firm, Davies, Ward & Beck from 1962 to 1989. Mr. Beck holds an undergraduate degree and law degree from the University of British Columbia and a master’s degree in law from Columbia University. He was called to the bar of British Columbia and Ontario. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1971.

Gustavo Cisneros

Mr. Gustavo A. Cisneros is an Independent Director of Barrick Gold Corporation. Mr. Cisneros is the Chairman of the Cisneros Group of Companies, a privately held media, entertainment, technology and consumer products organization. Mr. Cisneros is a member of Barrick’s International Advisory Board. He is also a senior advisor to RRE Ventures LLC, a venture capital firm. Mr. Cisneros is a member of the advisory boards of a number of organizations and universities, including the United Nations Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Task Force, Haiti Presidential International Advisory Board, The Americas Society, Georgetown University and Harvard University. Mr. Cisneros holds an undergraduate degree from Babson College.

Dambisa Moyo

Dr. Dambisa F. Moyo, Ph.D., serves as an Independent Director of Barrick Gold Corporation. Dr. Moyo is an international economist and commentator on the global economy. Dr. Moyo worked at the World Bank from 1993 to 1995 and at Goldman Sachs from 2001 to 2008 where she worked in debt capital markets, hedge fund coverage and as an economist in the global macroeconomics team. Dr. Moyo is a Patron for Absolute Return for Kids and a past director of Room to Read and the Lundin for Africa Foundation. Dr. Moyo holds an undergraduate degree and a master’s degree in business administration from American University, a master’s degree from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and a doctorate in economics from Oxford University.

Steven Shapiro

Mr. Steven J. Shapiro is an Independent Director of Barrick Gold Corporation. He was formerly Executive Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development and a director of Burlington Resources, Inc., an oil and gas exploration and production company. He serves as a trustee of the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Mr. Shapiro holds an undergraduate degree from Union College and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard University.
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