Steve Marcus Michael Brown, left, president of Barrick U.S.A, grants a scholarship to Mubarek Hussen, of Desert Oasis High School, during the 62nd yearly Las Vegas Sun Youth Online Forum at the Las Vegas Convention Center Thursday Nov. 29, 2018. The Clark County School District and Barrick Gold Corporation partnered with the Las Vegas Sun to place on the online forum.
Barrick Gold Corp. today announced management changes in the company’s The United States and Canada area.
Michael Brown, president of Barrick U.S.A., will be retiring Dec. 31. Brown has actually been with Barrick considering that 1994 and has played a key role in the development and development of the company’s U.S. operations over 2 and half decades, officials said.
Catherine Raw, chief financial officer at Barrick, will take over responsibility for U.S. operations Jan. 1 in the freshly created position of chief operating officer for North America, the business stated.
“Michael has worked tirelessly to link Nevada’s mining market with federal government, neighborhoods and companies across the state, always with a focus on structure equally helpful, long-term partnerships,” Barrick Executive Chairman John L. Thornton said. “We thank Michael for his substantial contributions and wish him success in his future endeavors.”
“It has been my honor to represent this fantastic business because 1994 and to lead the market on so many problems over the years,” Brown said. “Together with our workers and stakeholders, we have actually accomplished terrific things for the business along with for the state of Nevada. I look forward to supporting a smooth shift as Catherine handles her new position. I will think about Act 3 of my life when that is completed.”
Brown signed up with Barrick as vice president of government affairs in 1994. He ended up being president of Barrick U.S.A. in 2015.
He was accountable for establishing Barrick’s presence in Southern Nevada with the opening of the Barrick Global Shared Solutions Center in Henderson in 2015.
Brown was the recipient of Nevada’s Education Hero Award in 2017, the Señores of Distinction in 2016 and the Civitas Laurel in 2015.