Peter Munk

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Peter Munk
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Occupation Founder & Chairman of the Board
Employer Barrick Gold Corp.
Website www.barrick.com

Peter Munk is the founder and chairman of the board of Barrick Gold Corporation.[1]

From March 27, 2008 to January 15, 2009, Munk was also the interim chief executive officer of Barrick. Prior to September 2006, he was also chairman of Trizec Properties, Inc., a real estate investment trust, and chairman and chief executive officer of Trizec Canada Inc., a real estate company.[2]

Background

Munk is a member of the Canadian Business Hall of Fame and the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame, a recipient of the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship, and a Companion of the Order of Canada.

Education

Munk graduated in electrical engineering from the University of Toronto in 1952.

References

  1. Company Management. Barrick Gold Corporation.
  2. Peter Munk. Forbes.com.