Richard A. Tastula
, Vice President Australia and Managing Director of Homestake Gold of Australia has decided to take early retirement effective September 1, 1999.Over his
eight-year career with the Company, Dick
has been instrumental in Homestake becoming the second largest gold producer in Australia.A thirty five year veteran of the mining industry, he
has provided invaluable leadership to expand Homestake's operating capabilities and helped streamline its expanding Australian presence.
Gregory A. Lang, Homestake's Vice President, Australian Operations will succeed Dick