|By Marketwired .||
|December 17, 2013 05:03 PM EST||
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/17/13 -- Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: ABX)(TSX: ABX) (Barrick or the "company") today announced that Donald Carty and Robert Franklin have resigned from the company's Board of Directors with immediate effect. Mr. Carty and Mr. 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.
"On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to Don and Rob for their service," said Peter Munk, Founder and Chairman of Barrick Gold. "We greatly appreciate their contributions to the company."