BHP Billiton Plc

BHP Billiton Plc

Sector: Iron Ores Region: United Kingdom

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BHP Billiton Plc operates as a mineral exploration company. The company through its subsidiaries operates its business under five segments: Petroleum & Potash, Copper, Iron Ore, Coal & Aluminum, Manganese and Nickel. The Petroleum & Potash segment engages in the exploration, development and production of oil & gas and potash development. The Copper segment engages in mining of copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium and gold. The Iron Ore segment engages in the mining of iron ore. The Coal segment engages in the mining of metallurgical coal and thermal (energy) coal. The Aluminum, Manganese and Nickel segment engages in mining of bauxite, refining of bauxite into alumina and smelting of alumina into aluminum metal; mining of manganese ore and production of manganese metal and alloys; and mining and production of nickel products. It has operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. BHP Billiton was founded on June 29, 2001 through the merger of BHP and Billiton and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Andrew Mackenzie, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Andrew commenced as Chief Executive Officer in May 2013. He joined BHP Billiton in November 2008 as Chief Executive Non-Ferrous. Prior to BHP Billiton, Andrew worked at Rio Tinto, where he was Chief Executive of Diamonds and Minerals, and BP, where he held a number of senior roles, including Group Vice President for Technology and Engineering, and Group Vice President for Chemicals.
Graham Kerr, Group Executive and Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Group
Graham joined the Group in 1994 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in November 2011. Prior to this, he was President of Diamonds and Specialty Products. Graham has worked in a wide range of finance, treasury and operational roles across the Group, and has held the positions of Chief Financial Officer of Stainless Steel Materials, Vice President Finance – BHP Billiton Diamonds and Finance Director for EKATI. In 2004, Graham left BHP Billiton for a two year period when he was General Manager Commercial for Iluka Resources Ltd.
Karen Wood, ​Group Executive and Chief People & Public Affairs Officer and M
Karen joined BHP Billiton in 2001. Her previous positions were Chief Governance Officer, Special Adviser and Head of Group Secretariat and Group Company Secretary. She was appointed Chief People Officer in 2007 and in 2010 assumed responsibility for Public Affairs. Before joining BHP Billiton, she was General Counsel and Company Secretary for Bonlac Foods Limited. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries.

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