TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 18, 2015) - Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)(TSX:ABX) (Barrick or the company) today announced that Dr. David Naylor has elected to leave the company's Board of Directors in order to focus on the resumption of his academic duties on a full-time basis.

"We thank David for his valuable contributions to Barrick, and wish him well in his future endeavors," said Barrick Chairman John L. Thornton.

Contact Information:

INVESTOR CONTACT: Amy Schwalm
Vice President, Investor Relations
(416) 307-7422
aschwalm@barrick.com

MEDIA CONTACT: Andy Lloyd
Vice President, Communications
(416) 307-7414
alloyd@barrick.com