December 2013

Barrick Gold Corp. announced that its founder and chairman, Peter Munk, will retire as chairman and step down from the company’s board of directors at the 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Munk founded Barrick in 1983, growing the company from a small junior producer with one mine into the global gold industry leader with operations on five continents. John L. Thornton, who was appointed as co-chairman in 2012, will become chairman at the 2014 meeting.

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November 2013

Newcrest Mining announced two major changes: the appointment of Peter Hay as the new chairman upon the retirement of the current Chairman Don Mercer in December; and the appointment of Sandeep Biswas as COO, effective January 1. He will also join the board as an executive director from that date. He is expected to succeed Greg Robinson as CEO in the second half of 2014. Hay was appointed to the board in August. Biswas was previously CEO of Pacific Aluminium.

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October 2013

Newmont Mining appointed Laurie Brlas as executive vice president and CFO. Brlas most recently served as executive vice president and president of global operations for Cliffs Natural Resources.

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September 2013

Peter-WhitcuttTony O'Neill has been appointed group director–technical for Anglo American, with responsibility for mining and technology, business performance, asset optimization, projects, and safety, health and environment. O'Neill brings 35 years of mining experience across a wide range of commodities, including precious metals, iron ore and base metals, most recently serving as joint acting CEO and EVP–Business and Technical Development at AngloGold Ashanti. Brian Beamish, group director–mining and technology, and David Weston, group director–business performance and projects, will be retiring. Responsibility for Anglo American's Commercial activities, currently managed by Weston, will be assumed by Peter Whitcutt, group director–strategy and business development. René Médori, finance director, Mervyn Walker, group director–HR and corporate affairs, and Khanyisile Kweyama, executive director of Anglo American South Africa, will continue in their current roles.

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