Barrick Gold (TSE:ABX) COO Talks Future Plans at Mines and Money London Gala

Barrick Gold’s Richard Williams discusses the company’s transformation and the road ahead

Barrick Gold Corporation’s (TSE:ABX) COO Richard Williams was “incredibly grateful” to receive the Corporate Development award at Mines and Money London after a tough few years for the gold mining behemoth. “A few years ago we were in a bit of trouble and we had to take quite dramatic action to strengthen our balance sheet and transform our business. We had to be quite aggressive, as many in our industry had to be, and to be awarded for it makes us very grateful,” he said in the interview. He also talks about Barrick’s plans for the upcoming year and how they will continue to strengthen the balance sheet to allow them to invest in the future.

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This year’s Mining Journal Outstanding Achievement Awards and Gala Dinner took place at the Hilton on Park Lane in London, England. The awards ceremony was hosted by Dominic Firsby and Amanda Van Dyke, Fund Manager, Peter House Asset Management. The Gala dinner attracted 1,000 industry leaders from all corners of the mining investment world. The night was a glittering evening of entertainment with an opportunity to honour the companies and individuals who exhibited outstanding achievement in the following nine categories

  • Country Award
  • Exploration Award
  • Corporate Development Award
  • Small and Mid- Cap Deal of the year award
  • Chief Executive of the Year Award
  • Advisors & AMA Analyst Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award