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David Harquail appointed Chairman of World Gold Council

The World Gold Council has appointed President and Chief Executive of Franco-Nevada Corporation David Harquail as its new Chairman.

David Harquail appointed Chairman of World Gold Council

  • Harquail has succeeded Randall Oliphant, who served as the Chairman for the past four years.
  • David Harquail has led Franco-Nevada -- leading gold-focused royalty and streaming company -- since 2007. 
  • He previously held senior executive roles at Newmont Mining Corporation, the statement added.


About World Gold Council


  • It is the market development organisation for the gold industry. 
  • It works across all parts of the industry, from gold mining to investment, and their aim is to stimulate and sustain demand for gold.
  • The World Gold Council is an association whose members comprise the world’s leading gold mining companies.
  • It helps to support its members to mine in a responsible way and developed the Conflict Free Gold Standard.
  • It is headquartered in London United Kingdom
  • CEO of the organisation is Aram Shishmanian 
  • It was founded in 1987
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