BHP Names Mackenzie to Succeed Kloppers as Profit Declines


Marius Kloppers, chief executive officer of BHP Billiton Ltd., left,... News PhotoAndrew MacKenzie,Asia,Australasia,Australia,Australian Culture,CEO,Delivering,Finance,Horizontal,Man Made Object,Marius Kloppers,Metal,Metal Ore,Mine,Miner,Mineral,Mining,New South Wales,Oceania,Press Conference,Smiling,Sydney,TalkingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergMarius Kloppers, chief executive officer of BHP Billiton Ltd., left, smiles as Andrew Mackenzie, chief executive officer for non-ferrous, speaks at a news conference in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. BHP Billiton, the world’s biggest mining company, named its copper unit head Andrew Mackenzie as chief executive officer to succeed Marius Kloppers before reporting a 58 percent decline in first-half profit. Photographer: Ian Waldie/Bloomberg via Getty Images