Xstrata Plc Chief Executive Officer Mick Davis

Xstrata Plc Chief Executive Officer Mick Davis

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Xstrata Plc Chief Executive Officer Mick Davis, scheduled to leave the company six months after the completion of the $35 billion takeover by Glencore, built the producer from a disparate collection of mostly South African coal-mining assets into one of the largest mining companies.