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Change to Board of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan 8, 2013) - Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)(ABX.TO) announced today that Nathaniel Rothschild has resigned from the Board of Directors of Barrick Gold, effective as of January 7, 2013, due to other time commitments. Mr. Rothschild had been a director of Barrick since April 2010. 

"On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to Nat for his service," said Peter Munk, Founder and Chairman of Barrick Gold. "We are grateful for his many contributions to the company."