Subsequently, he was Vice President Company Growth for TSX-listed SouthernEra Sources, which was taken over by Lonmin, and in the same function he was a key participant within the Guinor Gold sale to Crew Gold.
Extra not too long ago Barker has been concerned in numerous copper, diamond and platinum company initiatives in Southern Africa together with consulting for Robert Friedland.
Throughout his profession, he has participated in quite a few asset gross sales, public listings and fairness points, elevating over $600m in Canada, Australia, Europe and RSA.
Arnold Kondrat, Founding father of Loncor and previous CEO, has now been appointed because the firm’s Govt Chairman of the Board.
“We’re very happy to have John Barker on board as Loncor’s new CEO. In the course of the previous 18 months, Loncor has elevated the gold useful resource base at its Imbo Venture, which incorporates its flagship Adumbi deposit, by greater than 100%, from 1.675 million ounces to three.466 million ounces of gold,” Kondrat mentioned.
“I sit up for proceed working with John in his new function and with the crew, which incorporates Peter Cowley who stays as President, as Loncor strikes to the subsequent necessary part of its improvement,” he mentioned.