Anne Kabagambe Appointed to Barrick’s Board
Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:GOLD)(TSX:ABX) has appointed Anne
Kabagambe to its Board of Directors as an independent director.
Ms Kabagambe has 35 years of experience spanning a
diverse range of senior leadership positions in international
institutions. She is a former Executive Director of the World Bank
Group where she served from 2016 to 2020, representing the
interests of 22 Sub-Saharan African countries1, including Tanzania
and Zambia, where Barrick has gold and copper operations. While at
the World Bank, she sat on the Development Effectiveness Committee,
the Budget Committee and the Pension Benefits Committee. Ms
Kabagambe also Co-Chaired the World Bank Board’s Gender Working
Group and is a strong advocate for the advancement of women and a
champion of diversity and inclusion.
Prior to the World Bank, she spent 27 years at the
African Development Bank, where she built an extensive network
within Africa and other parts of the world. During this time, she
helped develop cooperative agreements with Asian countries and held
the position of Chief of Staff for the African Development Bank
President. Ms Kabagambe has also served on the boards of the Africa
American Institute (AAI) and Junior Achievement (JA) Africa.
She has an undergraduate degree from the University
of California at San Diego (UCSD), master’s degrees in Public
Policy from Columbia University’s School of International and
Public Affairs and George Washington University, and also obtained
post-graduate diplomas from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy
School of Government and the Cranfield School of Management.
Barrick Executive Chairman John Thornton said Ms
Kabagambe would strengthen the Board and bring an independent
understanding of doing business internationally, informed by her
experience in engaging with governments, the private sector and
civil society and in particular her knowledge of the global
resource, banking and education sectors.
Investor and media relationsKathy du
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1 Botswana, Burundi, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia,
The Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia,
Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan,
Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe