BHP appointed Edgar Basto as president of Minerals Australia, effective July 1. Basto will be a part of BHP’s executive leadership team and responsible for BHP’s iron ore and nickel operations in Western Australia, metallurgical and energy coal in Queensland and New South Wales, and copper in South Australia. Basto has been the acting president of operations for Minerals Australia since Mike Henry was announced as CEO in November 2019. From 2016 to 2019, Basto was asset president of Western Australia Iron Ore.

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