John L. Thornton

Executive Chairman at Barrick Gold Corp.

John L. Thornton

John L. Thornton

Executive Chairman at Barrick Gold Corp.

Overview
Career Highlights

Patch International, Inc.
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Barrick Gold Corp.

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7421

Primary Location

Far Hills, NJ

Number of Boards

54

Birthday

01/1954

Age

66

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President at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

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Co-Founder at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Counselor at Center for Strategic & International Studies, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at The Starr Foundation

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Ford Motor Company

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Chairman at Cisneros Group of Cos.

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Chief Executive Officer at Greenspun Media Group

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Senior Advisor at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP

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Co-Chairman at IDG Capital

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Co-Chair at Aspen Economic Strategy Group

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John L. Thornton
Executive Chairman at Barrick Gold Corp.
Education
Master of Public & Private Management

The Yale School of Management is the graduate business school of Yale University and is located on Hillhouse Avenue in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. The School awards the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Advanced Management (MAM), and Ph.D. degrees. As of April 2012, 475 students were enrolled in its MBA program, 33 in the MBA for Executives program, and 33 in the PhD program.

AB in History

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Attendee

The Hotchkiss School is an independent boarding school located in Lakeville, Connecticut. Founded in 1891, the school provides an education of unsurpassed quality to 598 students in grades 9 through 12, and to a small number of postgraduates. Students at Hotchkiss come from across the United States and 28 foreign countries. Graduates attend many of the most selective universities and colleges. Statement of Goals and Purposes The Hotchkiss School strives to develop in students a lifelong love of learning, responsible citizenship, and personal integrity. We are a community based on trust, mutual respect, and compassion, and we hold all members of the community accountable for upholding these values.

Bachelor of Arts in Jurisprudence

The Faculty of Law, Oxford is the law school of the University of Oxford. There are 153 members of the Law Faculty, of whom more than 90 are in established University academic posts, adding to a student-to-faculty ratio of 7:1. The Faculty includes members of all 38 Oxford colleges.

Memberships
Member
Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Career History
Executive Chairman
2014 - Current

Barrick is the gold industry leader in production, reserves and market capitalization. The company operates globally, with a portfolio of 27 operating mines and advanced exploration and development projects located across the world, and large land positions on some of the most prolific and prospective mineral trends.

Director & Interim President
Prior - 2006

Patch International, Inc. is engaged in the exploration and development of Crude petroleum and natural gas located in the province of Alberta. The company is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

President & Co-Chief Operating Officer
1980 - 2003

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. engages in global investment banking, securities, and investment management, which provides financial services. It operates through the following business segments: Investment Banking, Global Markets, Asset Management, and Consumer & Wealth Management. The Investment Banking segment serves public and private sector clients around the world and provides financial advisory services, help companies raise capital to strengthen and grow their businesses and provide financing to corporate clients. The Global Markets segment serves its clients who buy and sell financial products, funding and manage risk. The Asset Management segment provides investment services to help clients preserve and grow their financial assets. The Consumer & Wealth Management segment helps clients to achieve their individual financial goals by providing a wealth advisory and banking services. The company was founded by Marcus Goldman in 1869 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$100K - $250K
2018

The Brookings Institution provides research and policy solutions. Its activities are carried out through four research programs: economic studies, foreign policy studies, governance studies and metropolitan policy. The company also deals through the Brookings Center for Executive Education and the Brookings Institution Press. The Brookings Institution was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

$1M - $2M
2017

The Brookings Institution provides research and policy solutions. Its activities are carried out through four research programs: economic studies, foreign policy studies, governance studies and metropolitan policy. The company also deals through the Brookings Center for Executive Education and the Brookings Institution Press. The Brookings Institution was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

$10K - $25K
2017

Founded in 1867 and located in Atlanta, Georgia, Morehouse is an academic community dedicated to teaching, scholarship, and service, and the continuing search for truth as a liberating force. As such, the College offers instructional programs in three divisions - business and economics, humanities and social sciences, and science and mathematics.

Political Donations
$1,000
2002
$1,000
1992

Former Senator from Connecticut

$1,000
1982
Investments
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SparkCognition, Inc. provides artificial intelligence software. Its products include SparkPredict, ParkSecure, and MindFabric. The company was founded by Amir Husain in 2013 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

Public Holdings
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Advisors
Senior Advisor

Former Co-President at Barrick Gold Corp.

Events
Honoree
Fourth Annual Let's Breakthrough Together Gala

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