- Published: Wednesday, 11 December 2013 21:17
- Written by E&MJ News
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.