Albemarle elects former Newmont CFO its board

Albemarle elects former Newmont CFO to its board

5:56 AM, 27th June 2017
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CHARLOTTE, US: Albemarle Corporation (ALB) said that has appointed former executive VP and chief financial officer (CFO) of Newmont Mining Corporation, Laurie Brlas to its board of directors.

Brlas will also serve as a member of the board's audit & finance committee and nominating & governance committee.

Before working in Newmont, she previously served in various leadership roles at Cliffs Natural Resources Inc, an iron ore producer, from 2006 to 2013, including executive vice president (VP) and president of global operations.  

"Laurie brings extensive operations, strategy and financial experience to our strong board of directors. She has over 20 years of experience as a leader in various industries including natural resources, which will serve Albemarle and our shareholders well,” said Luke KissamAlbemarle chairman, president and CEO.

"In addition to her industry experience, her financial background and prior experience as a director complement the diverse skills of our board and make her an excellent addition to the committees on which she will serve," added Jim NokesAlbemarle's lead independent director. 

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