John Thornton

John Thornton

Chairman at BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION

Net worth: 52 M $ as of 2024-05-30

70 year
Consumer Services
Finance
Communications

Profile

John Lawson Thornton is an American businessperson who has been at the helm of 12 different companies. Mr. Thornton occupies the position of Non-Independent Executive Chairman at Barrick Gold Corp. and Chairman at Zenti, Inc. He is also Co-Chairman at The Brookings Institution, Co-Chairman at Asia Society, President at China Institute of Metrology, Member of Council on Foreign Relations, Inc., Professor & Director-Global Leadership Program at Tsinghua School of Economics & Management and Trustee & Member at China Foreign Affairs University and on the board of 13 other companies. In the past John Lawson Thornton occupied the position of Chairman of Silk Road Finance Corp. Ltd., President, Co-Chief Operating Officer & Director at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Chairman for Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC (South Korea), Chairman at Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs International, Inc. (which are all subsidiaries of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.), Non-Executive Chairman of HSBC North America Holdings, Inc. and Non-Executive Chairman for PineBridge Investments LLC. He received a graduate degree and an undergraduate degree from the University of Oxford, a graduate degree from Yale School of Management and an undergraduate degree from Harvard College.

Known holdings in public companies

CompanyDateNumber of sharesValuationValuation date
2024-03-14 2,742,127 ( 0.16% ) 47 M $ 2024-05-30
2024-06-05 389,576 ( 0.01% ) 5 M $ 2024-05-30
2023-09-26 0 ( -.--% ) - $ 2024-05-30

John Thornton active positions

CompaniesPositionStart
FORD MOTOR COMPANY Director/Board Member 1995-12-31
BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION Chairman 2012-06-04
LENOVO GROUP LIMITED Director/Board Member 2023-08-17
China Foreign Affairs University Director/Board Member -
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Committee On Capital Markets Regulation Director/Board Member -
Financial Services Volunteer Corps Director/Board Member -
China Securities Regulatory Commission Director/Board Member -
Tsinghua University School of Economics & Management Corporate Officer/Principal -
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Former positions of John Thornton

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Training of John Thornton

University of Oxford Graduate Degree
Yale School of Management Graduate Degree
Harvard College Undergraduate Degree

Experiences
Positions held

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Private companies

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Connections

100 +

1st degree connections

45

1st degree companies

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Female

Members of the board

Executives

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Linked companies

Listed companies9
FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Consumer Durables

INTEL CORPORATION

Electronic Technology

THE GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP, INC.

Finance

HSBC HOLDINGS PLC

Finance

NEWS CORPORATION

Consumer Services

BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION

Non-Energy Minerals

LENOVO GROUP LIMITED

Electronic Technology

INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA LIMITED

Finance

CHINA UNICOM HONG KONG LIMITED

Communications

Private companies28

Consumer Services

Communications

Technology Services

China Unicom Ltd.

Communications

Commercial Services

China Securities Regulatory Commission

Government

Finance

Consumer Services

Communications

Miscellaneous

Finance

Finance

Commercial Services

Finance

Finance

Consumer Services

National Committee on United States-China Relations, Inc.

Financial Services Volunteer Corps

Commercial Services

Finance

Asia Society Hong Kong Center

Committee On Capital Markets Regulation

Health Services

Finance

Commercial Services

Finance

Technology Services

Miscellaneous

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