Mark Hill was appointed Chief Investment Officer for Barrick in September 2016, this is a new position that ensures a high degree of consistency and rigor is applied to all capital allocation decisions at Barrick. Mr. Hill chairs Barrick’s Investment Committee, bringing added technical experience to the investment review process. He is also a member of the Company’s Executive Committee, as well as Barrick’s Growth Group, and oversees an Evaluations team that independently scrutinizes proposed expenditures before they go to the Investment Committee. Mr. Hill has more than 25 years of experience in the mining industry. He re-joined Barrick after four years at Waterton Global Resource Management, where he was a partner and Head of Mining. Mr. Hill’s prior positions at Barrick included Vice President, Evaluations, and Vice President, Capital Projects. He has also held senior positions with BHP Billiton, AngloGold Ashanti, Placer Dome, and WMC Ltd. Mr. Hill holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering, and a Graduate Diploma in Mineral Economics.