CFO Jamie Sokalsky Named Barrick CEO to Replace Aaron Regent

Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX) appointed Chief Financial Officer Jamie Sokalsky as its Chief Executive Officer, replacing Aaron Regent, effective immediately.

John Thornton, currently a director, will serve as co- chairman of the board, the company said in a statement today.

The changes came as after disappointing share price performance, said Peter Munk, Barrick’s founder and chairman.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Jessica Resnick-Ault at jresnickault@bloomberg.net

Bloomberg reserves the right to edit or remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.