Freeport-McMoran Inc. (FCX)

About Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX)

Company Description:


Freeport-McMoRan Inc. is a leading international mining company with significant reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company primarily operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. Freeport-McMoRan is the world's largest publicly traded copper producer.

The company was founded in 1912 and has its headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.


Main Product(s):


Freeport-McMoRan's primary products are copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company is also a significant producer of gold and molybdenum as by-products of its copper mining operations.


Short History of Freeport-McMoRan Inc:


  • 1912 – The company was founded.
  • 1988 – Freeport-McMoRan was formed through a merger of Freeport Minerals, formerly Texas Freeport Sulphur Company, and McMoRan Oil & Gas Company.
  • 1990s – Significant expansion into gold mining with the development of the Grasberg mine in Indonesia, one of the world's largest copper and gold deposits.
  • 2007 – The company acquired Phelps Dodge Corporation, becoming the largest publicly traded copper producer.
  • Recent Years – Continued focus on large-scale mining operations and sustainable practices, with significant contributions to the global copper supply.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Richard C. AdkersonChairman & CEO5.77MN/A1947
Ms. Kathleen Lynne QuirkPresident & Director2.63M10.19M1964
Ms. Maree E. RobertsonCFO & Senior VP2.01MN/A1976
Mr. Stephen T. HigginsSenior VP & Chief Administrative Officer1.39MN/A1958
Mr. Douglas N. Currault IISenior VP & General Counsel1.26M494.83k1965
Ms. Ellie L. MikesVP & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1978
Bertrand L. Odinet IIVP, Chief Information Officer & Chief Innovation OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. David JointVice President of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Pamela Q. MassonVP & Chief Human Resources OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. W. Russell KingSenior Vice President of International Relations & Federal Government AffairsN/AN/A1950

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