AFRICAN BARRICK GOLD PLC: Directorate Change
6th March 2013
African Barrick Gold plc (the "Company" or "ABG")
Resignation of Chief Financial Officer
ABG today announces that Kevin Jennings, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of ABG has given notice that he intends to leave the Company in order to take up a similar role at another mining company. Kevin will remain with ABG as part of the team overseeing the completion of the initial stages of the Operational Review. Jaco Maritz, currently Vice President, Finance, will assume Kevin's day to day responsibilities.
Kevin Jennings, said: "It has been a difficult decision to leave ABG, a company with both great assets and people. I have taken real pleasure over the past three years in seeing the business develop and believe ABG will continue to build on the strong platform we have established."
Greg Hawkins, Chief Executive Officer, added: "I have thoroughly enjoyed working with Kevin over the past few years as we have progressed ABG. Whilst we are naturally disappointed to see Kevin leave us, we understand his wish to pursue this new opportunity in his native Canada and wish him all of the best in his new venture."
For further information contact:
African Barrick Gold plc +44 (0)207 129 7150
Andrew Wray, Head of Corporate Development & Investor Relations Giles Blackham, Investor Relations Manager
RLM Finsbury +44 (0)207 251 3801
Faeth Birch Charles Chichester
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