Leaders of Shandong Gold Group Meet Barrick Gold Corporation's Executive Chairman of the Board John L. Thornton
On the morning of July 6, leaders of Shandong Gold Group, including Chen Yumin, Chairman of the Board and Secretary of the Party Committee, General Manager Li Guohong, who is also the Chairman of the Board of Shandong Gold Mining Co., Ltd. (SHA: 600547), Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee Chen Daojiang, and Deputy General Managers Cui Lun and Hou Chengqiao, , met the delegation led by Mr. John L. Thornton, Executive Chairman of the Board of Barrick Gold Corporation, and Woo Chan Lee, President of China of Barrick Gold Corporation, in Beijing.
John L. Thornton pointed out that he has been very concerned about and actively participated in China's development since the 1990s, and he has been promoting relations of Barrick Gold Corporation with China through his own efforts. He stressed that Barrick Gold Corporation devotes itself to build a development mode different from other companies, and is cooperating with companies developing and changing rapidly. He hoped to establish a good relationship with Shandong Gold Group to carry out friendly exchanges based on trust and transparency, build this cooperation into a model.
Chen Yumin said he was very pleasant to meet Mr. Thornton again in such a short period, and he thanked Barrick Gold Corporation for its sincerity. He emphasized that the process of internationalization is a necessary development path for Shandong Gold Group, and it’s urgent for Shandong Gold Group to cooperate with world-class gold companies to learn advanced experience in management, technology, culture and other aspects. He hoped the two parties to deepen partnership by strengthening contact and building a high-level communication mechanism. He also hoped to achieve mutual benefit by selecting cooperation projects all over the world.
Heads of the Economic Development Research Office of Shandong Gold Group attended the meeting.