Copper and the New Global Economy : A Conversation with Kathleen L. Quirk, President and Chief Financial Officer – Freeport McMoRan

24 Mar 2021

Kathleen L. Quirk

President and Chief Financial Officer,
Freeport McMoRan

Global growth driven by China and emerging Asia. Electrification and mobility. Energy transition. Infrastructure rebuilding. No metal is more at the nexus of these massive trends than copper and no company is more central to the copper industry than Freeport-McMoRan. With its deep roots in Asia Freeport has grown to become the largest publicly traded copper producer in the world. Freeportoperates large, long-lived geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum and its assets includes the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia, one of the world’s largest copper and gold deposits; and significant mining operations in the Americas, including the large-scale Morenci minerals district in North America and the Cerro Verde operation in South America.  Please join us for the Asia Mining Club’s first event of 2021 with Kathleen Quirk, President and Chief Financial Officer of Freeport-McMoRan and one of the global mining industries most respected leaders as she discusses the current environment for copper and the copper sector and how Freeport-McMoRan is positioning itself to take advantage of the global trends driving demand for copper.

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Date - 24 Mar 2021 (Wednesday)
Time - 12:00pm HK time
Venue - Zoom Online Event
Price - Free-of-charge


Speaker Profile

Kathleen L. Quirk is the President and Chief Financial Officer of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. Ms. Quirk has over thirty years of experience in the Freeport-McMoRan organization and is a senior member of the company’s executive team. She has been instrumental in Freeport-McMoRan’s strategic planning and has responsibility for a broad range of financial and administrative functions. She has been named Best CFO in Metals and Mining by Institutional Investor magazine on numerous occasions. Ms. Quirk holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Louisiana State University. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Vulcan Materials Company.”