BHP Billiton Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Marius Kloppers

BHP Billiton Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Marius Kloppers

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BHP Billiton Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Marius Kloppers is the best paid CEO of the top-five European mining companies including Rio, Xstrata, and Anglo American, UBS AG said in a May 16 report.