Peter Munk

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Peter Munk
Born(1927-11-08)November 8, 1927
DiedMarch 28, 2018(2018-03-28) (aged 90)
NationalityJewish[1] Canadian
Alma materUniversity of Toronto, Bsc. in electrical engineering
Known forChairman, President and Founder of Barrick Gold
Spouse(s)Linda Joy Gutterson (1956-1970; divorced; 3 children)
Melanie Jane Bosanquet (1973-2018; 2 children)

Peter Munk (November 8, 1927 – March 28, 2018[2]) was a Hungarian-born Canadian businessman and philanthropist. He founded and chaired Barrick Gold, the world's largest gold-mining corporation.

Munk was founder, chairman and CEO of Trizec Properties (formerly TrizecHahn Corporation), one of the largest American real estate investment trusts. In 2006, Trizec Properties was sold to Brookfield Properties.[3]

Munk died in Toronto on March 28, 2018 of heart failure at the age of 90.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Anna Porter on a Hungarian pariah". CBC News. 2006-09-21. Archived from the original on November 5, 2007.
  2. "Barrick Gold Announces Passing Of Founder And Chairman Emeritus Peter Munk". RTTNews. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  3. Cave, Andrew (2008-02-26). "Midas Munk has a real heart of gold". The Telegraph. London.
  4. "Peter Munk, Barrick Gold founder, dies at 90". Global News. March 28, 2018.
  5. Evans, Pete (March 28, 2018). "Barrick Gold founder Peter Munk dead at 90". CBC News.

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