|Nationality South African|
Name Mark Bristow
Years active 1990–present
Alma mater University of Natal
|Full Name Dennis Mark Bristow|
Born 7 January 1959 (age 56) (1959-01-07) Estcourt, South Africa
Residence London, the US, South Africa and Mauritius
Salary US$7,659,404 (total compensation, 2014)
Education University of KwaZulu-Natal
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Dennis Mark Bristow (born 7 January 1959) is a South African businessman. He is the chief executive officer (CEO) of Randgold Resources, a British multinational gold mining company.
Born in Estcourt, South Africa, Bristow attended Estcourt High School and then graduated from the University of Natal with BSc and PhD degrees in Geology. In the 1970s, he served as an officer in the South African Army, and saw active service against guerrillas in Swaziland and Angola.
He has been CEO of Randgold Resources since October 1995. Bristow served as acting CEO of Rockwell Diamonds, before joining Randgold in 1992, and has been the non-executive chairman of Rockwell Diamonds since 9 September 2011.
He serves as the president of Senegal's Economic Advisory Committee, and is a Fellow of the Geological Society of South Africa.
He is married with two sons, and has homes in London, the US, South Africa and Mauritius.