Basie Maree was appointed Chief Technical Officer of Barrick in August 2015. He is a seasoned mining industry professional with more than 35 years of experience in operations, mineral processing and mine
plan optimization. In this role, Mr. Maree provides strategic technical advice and support to the operations, ensuring our mine managers have the information and tools they need to realize the full potential of each mine. He also leads the Life of Mine Planning and Project Development group.
Mr. Maree was previously Senior Vice President, Technical Services, with global responsibility for Life of Mine Planning and Growth, Geology, Mining, Geotechnical Engineering, Metallurgy, Asset
Management, Reserves and Resources, Strategic Technology Solutions, Capital Assurance and Project Stewardship, and Supply Chain Management.
He joined Barrick in November 2010 and served as General Manager of the Tulawaka and North Mara gold mines in Tanzania. Prior to joining Barrick, he was Consulting Metallurgist and General Manager,
Metallurgy at Anglo American (Gold and Uranium Division) and AngloGold-Ashanti, as well as Non-Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of MinTails Ltd.
Mr. Maree holds a National Diploma in Extractive Metallurgy and a Bachelor of Technology Degree (cum laude) in Environmental Management.