Randall Oliphant becomes chairman of the World Gold Council
Randall Oliphant, Executive Chairman of the Canadian gold producer New Gold Inc., has been appointed as the Chairman of the World Gold Council (WGC) . He took over the charge from Ian Tefler.
What is World Gold Council (WGC)?
The World Gold Council is the market development organization for the gold industry. It is located in United Kingdom (UK) and operates in India, the Far East, Europe and the US. Its operation domain includes the investment, jewellery, technology sectors and engaging in government affairs. The WGC seeks to provide industry leadership, whilst stimulating and sustaining demand for gold. It provides insights into the international gold markets, helping people to better understand the wealth preservation qualities of gold and its role in meeting the social and environmental needs of society. The Council has 23 members who include the world’s leading and most forward thinking gold mining companies.
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