PotashCorp appoints former Barrick Gold CEO as new board member
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PotashCorp appoints former Barrick Gold CEO as new board member

10:41 AM, 11th September 2015
PotashCorp appoints former Barrick Gold CEO as new board member
John Estey, PotashCorp, board chairman. (File photo).

SASKATOON, CANADA: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc (PotashCorp) said that Aaron Regent has been appointed to the board, effective 9 Sept.

Regent from Toronto, Ontario is the founding partner of Magris Resources Inc, which focuses on acquisition, development and operation of mining properties. He was previously president and chief executive officer of Barrick Gold Corp, the world’s leading gold producer. He is also former president and CEO of the global mining company Falconbridge Ltd. Following its merger with Noranda, he was president of the combined company, which had operations in 18 countries. Regent is currently a board member of The Bank of Nova Scotia.

The addition of a new director is part of PotashCorp’s well-established director selection, evaluation and succession processes in terms of diversity, talent and timing of director recruitment.

“With his extensive experience in the global mining industry, we look forward to the insight and expertise Aaron will bring to our board,” said John Estey, PotashCorp, board chairman.

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