Barrick Gold Corporation

Barrick Gold Corporation

January 11, 2005 10:13 ET

Barrick Appoints Rich Haddock to VP Environment


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FOR: BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION

LSE, PARIS, NYSE, TSX, Swiss SYMBOL: ABX

JANUARY 11, 2005 - 10:13 ET

Barrick Appoints Rich Haddock to VP Environment

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 11, 2005) - Barrick Gold
Corporation (NYSE:ABX)(TSX:ABX)(LSE:ABX)(SWX:ABX)(BOURSE:ABX) today
announced the appointment of Rich Haddock as Vice President,
Environment, replacing John McDonough who recently became Vice
President, Chile/Argentina. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Haddock held
the position of regional Counsel, North America and Senior Counsel, U.S.
Operations.

"Barrick has been fortunate to have had tremendous leadership in the
past from its environmental professionals and I am confident that Rich
Haddock will continue in this tradition of excellence," said Greg
Wilkins, President and Chief Executive Officer of Barrick. "He will be
responsible for the ongoing management and development of initiatives to
ensure Barrick remains a leader in environmentally responsible mining.
Rich has been involved in significant environmental programs and
policies at Barrick and brings two decades of experience related to the
mining industry to this position."

Barrick's mission is to be the world's best gold company by finding,
developing and producing quality reserves in a profitable and socially
responsible manner. The Company is building new low-cost, long-life
mines in highly prospective gold mining districts around the globe. It
has the lowest total cash costs among major gold producers, a proven
exploration track record and the industry's strongest balance sheet.
Barrick's shares are traded under the ticker symbol ABX on the Toronto,
New York, London and Swiss stock exchanges and the Paris Bourse.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Barrick Gold Corporation
    Vincent Borg
    Vice President, Corporate Communications
    (416) 307-7477
    (416) 861-1509 (FAX)
    vborg@barrick.com