Kinross Gold Corp.'s finance chief resigns

NEW YORK -- The finance chief of Kinross Gold Corp. is resigning to pursue other interests.

The Toronto gold mining company said Tuesday that it has begun a search for Paul H. Barry's replacement.

Barry has agreed to remain on the job until a new chief finance officer is appointed. Barry also will help his replacement through a transition period.

Shares of Kinross Gold rose 3 cents, to $10.45 in afternoon trading.