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Mr Mike Henry to Become BHP CEO from January 2020

Mining News - Published on Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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The Board of BHP announced that Mr Mike Henry has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of BHP, following a thorough succession process. Mr Henry will assume the role of CEO and Executive Director effective 1 January 2020, replacing Andrew Mackenzie who will retire as CEO on 31 December 2019. Mr Henry has 30 years’ experience in the global mining and petroleum industry, spanning operational, commercial, safety, technology and marketing roles. He was appointed to his current role of President Operations Minerals Australia in 2016, and has been a member of the Executive Leadership Team since 2011.

Mr Henry joined BHP in 2003, initially in business development and then in marketing and trading of a range of mineral and petroleum commodities based in The Hague, where he was also accountable for BHP’s ocean freight operations. He went on to hold various positions in the Company, including President Coal, President HSE, Marketing and Technology, and Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining BHP, Mr Henry worked in the resources industry in Canada, Japan and Australia.

He was born in Canada, holds a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) from the University of British Columbia and lives in Melbourne with his wife of 30 years. He and his wife have two adult daughters who live in Canada.

Career history
2016 – Present President Operations, Minerals Australia
2015 – 2016 President, Coal
2013 – 2015 President, HSE, Marketing and Technology
2011 – 2013 Chief Marketing Officer
2010 – 2011 President, Marketing
2009 – 2010 Marketing Director, Petroleum
2006 – 2009 Marketing Director, Energy and Freight
2005 – 2006 Vice President, Energy Coal Marketing
2003 – 2004 Vice President, Energy Coal Business Development
2001 – 2003 Vice President, Business Development, BMA (secondment)
1990 – 2001 Mitsubishi Corporation

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Thu, 14 Nov 2019
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