Freeport-McMoRan announced that Steve Higgins, its senior vice president and chief administrative officer, has been elected chairman of the International Copper Association (ICA) and chairman of the London Metal Exchange’s (LME) Copper Committee. Higgins has 40 years in the metals industry, including nearly 30 years with Freeport. He currently serves as chairman of The Copper Club Board of Directors. Beginning in 2019, he assumed expanded management responsibilities for administration within FCX and has played a significant role in supporting the company’s response to COVID-19.