March 2014

Brant Hinze, president and COO of Kinross Gold Corp.
Brant Hinze
Warwick Morley-Jepson, regional vice-president of the Russian region, Kinross Gold Corp.

Kinross Gold Corp. announced that Brant Hinze, president and COO, will retire effective October 1. Hinze will be succeeded by Warwick Morley-Jepson, currently regional vice-president of the Russian region since 2009. Prior to joining Kinross, Morley-Jepson held executive positions at Barrick and Placer Dome.


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February 2014



Jim Gowans, COO of BarrickJim Gowans has been appointed COO of Barrick. He was most recently managing director of Debswana, a joint venture between the government of Botswana and De Beers SA.
Lydia H. KennardFrances Fragos TownsendFreeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. appointed Lydia H. Kennard and Frances Fragos Townsend to its board of directors.

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January 2014 - People

Oleg Korzhov
Oleg Korzhov

Mechel OAO appointed Oleg Korzhov as CEO. Prior to his appointment, Korzhov was senior vice president for economics and management.

Barrick Gold announced that Donald Carty and Robert Franklin resigned from the company’s board of directors. Carty and Franklin were previously directors of Placer Dome and joined the Barrick Board in 2006 in conjunction with the completion of Barrick’s acquisition of Placer Dome.

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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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