Kelvin Dushnisky was appointed Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of AngloGold Ashanti on September 1, 2018.
Mr Dushnisky was previously President and a Director of Barrick Gold Corporation, a post held since 2015. He had direct responsibility for Barrick’s overall business, execution of its operating plans and strategic priorities, and oversight of Barrick’s activities across Australia, Africa, the Middle East, North America and South America. He also held responsibility for Barrick’s relationships with host governments, local communities and other external stakeholders.
Mr Dushnisky holds a B.Sc. (Hon.) degree from the University of Manitoba and M.Sc. and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of British Columbia. He is a member of the International Advisory Board of the Shanghai Gold Exchange, the Accenture Global Mining Executive Council, member and principal business advisor to the Institute of Business Advisers Southern Africa and the Institute of Directors Southern Africa. He is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia, the Canadian Bar Association, the Business Council of Canada, the Institute of the Americas and the Canadian Council for the Americas. Mr. Dushnisky represents AngloGold Ashanti at the World Gold Council and the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM). He is a past member of the Board of Trustees of the University Health Network.