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Barrick Announces Election of Directors


/EINPresswire.com/ -- TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/26/16 -- Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: ABX)(TSX: ABX) (Barrick) announced that the nominees listed in the information circular for the 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders were elected as directors of Barrick. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors, the appointment of auditors, and the advisory resolution on executive compensation are set out below.



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Nominee                     Votes For     % For  Votes Withheld  % Withheld
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Gustavo A. Cisneros        617,378,701    93.9%    39,943,755       6.1%
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Graham G. Clow             571,875,566    87.0%    85,446,890       13.0%
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Gary A. Doer               646,258,192    98.3%    11,064,264       1.7%
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Kelvin P.M. Dushnisky      643,441,518    97.9%    13,880,938       2.1%
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J. Michael Evans           584,448,994    88.9%    72,873,462       11.1%
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Brian L. Greenspun         653,869,417    99.5%     3,453,039       0.5%
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J. Brett Harvey            611,148,844    93.0%    46,173,612       7.0%
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Nancy H.O. Lockhart        638,641,629    97.2%    18,680,827       2.8%
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Dambisa F. Moyo            647,166,827    98.5%    10,155,629       1.5%
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Anthony Munk               648,261,508    98.6%     9,060,948       1.4%
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J. Robert S. Prichard      651,491,677    99.1%     5,830,779       0.9%
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Steven J. Shapiro          618,016,057    94.0%    39,306,399       6.0%
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John L. Thornton           640,277,661    97.4%    17,044,795       2.6%
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Ernie L. Thrasher          618,202,971    94.0%    39,119,485       6.0%
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Voting results for the resolution approving the appointment of the auditor are as follows:



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   Votes For     % For  Votes Withheld  % Withheld
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  729,879,727    97.9%    15,555,663       2.1%
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Voting results for the advisory resolution on executive compensation are as follows:



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   Votes For     % For   Votes Against   % Against
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  597,816,438    90.9%    59,506,886       9.1%
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Contacts:
INVESTOR CONTACTS: Angela Parr
Vice President, Investor Relations
+1 416 307-7426
aparr@barrick.com

Susan Muir
Vice President, Investor Communications
+1 416 307-5107
s.muir@barrick.com

MEDIA CONTACT: Andy Lloyd
Senior Vice President, Communications
+1 416 307-7414
alloyd@barrick.com