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About Us

About Us

We strive to be the world’s most valued gold mining business by finding, developing and owning the best assets, with the best people, to deliver sustainable returns for our owners and partners.

Barrick has mining operations and projects in 15 countries, including Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Mali, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, United States, and Zambia.

The Company’s shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GOLD, and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ABX.

Owners

Barrick’s early leaders, led by Peter Munk, worked together as a team and trusted each other. They shared responsibility and accountability for the Company’s successes and failures. They lived and breathed Barrick because their personal wealth was tied to the Company’s fortunes.

At Barrick today, we’re all owners. This means our people have the emotional and financial investment of an owner—an interest in the Company that goes deeper than mere employment.

Peter Munk

Founder, 1927-2018

Under Mr. Munk’s leadership, Barrick grew rapidly, achieving an industry-leading position in just 25 years. His entrepreneurial spirit, combined with conservative fiscal management and strong technical expertise, are core elements of the Company’s original DNA.

As a business leader and philanthropist, Mr. Munk supported a range of charitable causes. He has made significant contributions to support world-class education, improve health care facilities, and advance public policy. These include funding to establish a leading centre for international studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre in Toronto, and the Centre for Research, Innovation and Technology at Technion University in Israel.

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