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    BHP Billiton plc (BLT.L)

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    BHP Billiton plc
    Neathouse Place
    London, SW1V 1LH
    United Kingdom - Map
    Phone: 44 20 7802 4000
    Fax: 44 20 7802 4111
    Website: http://www.bhpbilliton.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Industrial Metals & Minerals
    Full Time Employees:123,800

    Business Summary 

    BHP Billiton Plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a resources company that discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide. The company engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas; development of potash; mining of metallurgical coal, thermal coal, copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, gold, and iron ore; mining, refining of bauxite into alumina, and smelting of alumina into aluminum metal; and mining and production of nickel products, as well as manganese metal and alloys. It is also involved in the exploration, development, and production of hydrocarbons; and nickel mining smelting and refining, as well as provision of administrative services. BHP Billiton Plc sells its copper, uranium oxide, and lead and zinc concentrates to smelters; copper cathodes to wire rod and brass mills, and casting plants; uranium oxide to electricity generating utilities; nickel products to specialty alloy, foundry, chemical, and refractory material industries; metallurgical coal to steel producers; and energy coal to power stations, power generators, and industrial users. The company, formerly known as Billiton Plc, was incorporated in 1996 and is based in London, the United Kingdom. BHP Billiton Plc is a subsidiary of BHP Billiton Group.

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    Key Executives 
    Dr. Andrew Mackenzie B.Sc. (Geology), Ph.D.(Chemistry), 58
    Chief Exec. Officer, Exec. Director and Chairman of Group Management Committee
    Mr. Peter Beaven BAcc, CA, 48
    Chief Financial Officer and Member of Group Management Committee
    Mr. Dean Dalla Valle MBA, 56
    Pres of Health, Safety, Environment (HSE), Marketing & Technology and Member of Group Management Committee
    Mr. Geoff Healy BEc, LLB, 49
    Chief Legal Counsel and Member of Group Management Committee
    Mr. Jimmy Wilson BSc (Mechanical Engineering), 53
    Pres of Iron Ore and Member of Group Management Committee
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in GBp.