Barrick Gold founder and philanthropist Peter Munk dies at 90

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By Ian Bickis
Canadian Press
via The Globe and Mail, Toronto
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Barrick Gold Corp.'s visionary founder Peter Munk, a man of lofty global ambitions who fulfilled them like few others, died Wednesday at the age of 90.

He racked up an impressive series of accomplishments in everything from custom stereos to tropical resorts, and established himself as one of Canada's great entrepreneurs.

Mr. Munk will always be most renowned, however, as the founder and builder of one of the world's largest gold mining empires while at the helm of Barrick Gold. It was there where he most displayed his willingness to take risks, spot overlooked opportunities, and challenge the status quo. ...

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