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Barrick North America Leadership Changes

December 10, 2018 | By Mario Cywinski

Barrick Gold Corporation announced management changes within its North America region.

Michael Brown, President, Barrick U.S.A., will retire on December 31, 2018. He has been with Barrick since 1994, and has played a key role in the growth and development of its U.S. operations for over two-and-a-half decades.

“Michael has worked tirelessly to connect Nevada’s mining industry with government, communities, and organizations across the state, always with an emphasis on building mutually-beneficial, long-term partnerships,” said John L. Thornton, Executive Chairman, Barrick. “We thank Michael for his substantial contributions, and wish him success in his future endeavours.”

Catherine Raw, Chief Financial Officer at Barrick, will take over responsibility for Barrick’s U.S. operations on January 1, 2019, in the newly-created position of Chief Operating Officer for North America.


“It has been my honour to represent this great Company since 1994, and to lead the industry on so many issues over the years,” said Brown. “Together with our employees and stakeholders, we have accomplished great things for the Company, as well as for the state of Nevada. I look forward to supporting a smooth transition as Catherine takes on her new position. I will think about act three of my life when that is completed.”


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