Gregory A. Lang
President & CEO | Barrick Gold of North America
BS Mining Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla
Missouri Mines Chapter, 1974
Wife – Sharon. Children – Patrick, Christina, Kenneth, Timothy
Gregory Lang is President and Chief Executive Officer of Barrick Gold of North America, a position he has held since 2003. Prior to this appointment, he served as Managing Director of Barrick Gold Australia, where he had executive responsibility for the Australian Business Unit. Greg gained much of his earlier mining experience with Homestake in North America. He was General Manager of three operations in the U.S. and Canada and was responsible for the development of the Ruby Hill and the Agua de la Falda mines. He later served as Vice President, U.S. and International Operations and as Vice President Development, before his transfer to Australia.
He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mining Engineering from Missouri S&T in 1978. Greg is also a graduate of the Stanford University Executive Program. In 2004, he received a Professional Degree in Mining Engineering from Missouri S&T.
Lang is the oldest of three brothers who graduated from Missouri S&T (formerly University of Misouri-Rolla) with degrees in Mining Engineering. His father, Eugene Lang, earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Missouri S&T. Greg is a supporter of the Eugene A. Lang Family Scholarship, which was established by his parents, Gene and Rose Lang, to provide financial support to earth sciences students at Missouri S&T. Greg and his three brothers, Gene, Steve, and Paul, and their father, Eugene, were all recognized by the Mining Engineering Donor Hall of Fame in 2005.
Lang has received numerous industry awards including the Society of Mining Engineers Jackling Lecture Award for contributions to mine safety. Greg and his wife, Sharon, have four children and live in Sandy, Utah.
Missouri S&T Academy of Mines and Metallurgy; Nevada Mining Association; University of Nevada – Reno MacKay School of Earth Sciences Executive Advisory Board
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