BARRICK Gold Corporation has appointed Pablo Marcet to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Marcet is a seasoned mining professional with nearly 30 years of experience in the exploration, development, and operation of mines across Latin America.

During his career, Mr. Marcet has held senior management positions in geology, mining operations, and business development, including 15 years at BHP Billiton. He also served as president of Northern Orion Resources’ South American operations before the company’s acquisition by Yamana Gold, and later as CEO of Waymar Resources, until its acquisition by Orosur Mining. He also serves on the board of U3O8 Corp., a TSX-listed resource company focused on South America.