Mike Henry appointed CEO of BHP Group (ASX:BHP)

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by Katrina Bullock

The board of BHP Group (ASX:BHP) has appointed Mike Henry as Chief Executive Officer, 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 and has been a member of BHP’s executive leadership team since 2011.

Mr Henry will assume the role of CEO and Executive Director effective 1 January 2020.

He will receive a base salary of $1.7 million US dollars per annum. However this will only constitute 25 per cent of total target remuneration, with an additional 75 per cent represented by incentive plans that will be dependent upon performance.

Shares in BHP Group (ASX:BHP) are trading 1.1 per cent lower at $36.40.

Katrina Bullock

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Katrina is a respected TV journalist, as well as a renowned presenter and award winning lawyer. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours 1st class, division 1), a Bachelor of Business (with Distinction) and is currently undertaking a PhD in Law focused on stock exchange disclosures and corporate governance. She began her career as a corporate lawyer in an Australian top tier commercial law firm and is currently the General Counsel of Greenpeace Australia Pacific. In 2020 Katrina was named one of the 30 best lawyers in Australia under 30 by Lawyer's Weekly.