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Orica Limited manufactures and distributes commercial blasting systems, and mining and tunneling support systems to the mining and infrastructure markets. It offers bulk systems, electronic blasting systems, initiating systems, packaged explosives, and blasting services to the surface and underground mining, civil tunneling, quarrying, construction, and oil and gas markets. The company also provides mining chemicals, such as solid and liquid sodium cyanide, and emulsifiers, as well as offers mining service solutions, including mineral recovery, cyanide handling and use, and onsite technical support. In addition, it provides ground support solutions, such as rock fall, cavity filling, consolidation, water stopping, slope stabilization, backfill, roof control, and ventilation control, as well as service parts, equipment and pull tests services. The company operates primarily in Australia Pacific, Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin America, and North America. Orica Limited was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in East Melbourne, Australia.

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orica ltd (ORI) Top Compensated Officers

Executive Global Head of Mining Services
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.2M
Executive Global Head of Manufacturing
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.1M
Executive Global Head of Supply
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.0M
Executive Director of Finance, Executive Dire...
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.3M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

orica ltd (ORI) Key Developments

Orica Limited Announces Management Changes

Orica announced new executive structure. Ground Support will be managed as a global business, under the newly created role of President, Ground Support. Scott Alexander, currently General Manager, Mining Services, North America, has been appointed to this role, reporting into the Group Executive and President, North America, James Bonnor. As a result of the new management structure, two current executives will leave the organisation. Ron Douglas, Executive Global Head Projects and Technology, will finish with Orica on 30 September 2015. Gavin Jackman, Executive Global Head Corporate Affairs & Social Responsibility, has agreed to continue to support Orica in an advisory capacity until February 2016. With the appointment of Kirsten Gray to the role of Company Secretary and Group Executive, Corporate Services, Chris Hansen will transition from the Company Secretary role to become Group General Counsel, effective 5 October 2015. James Bonnor, most recent role has been Zone Executive Head, Americas, Orica Mining Services. Before joining Orica, Mr. Pinto worked for Shell International Petroleum Company for 16 years, where he held a range of sales, marketing and strategy roles in Latin America, England and USA.

Orica Revises Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2015

Orica has revised down its profit guidance by between 10% and 15% due to challenging conditions facing the mining sector. Orica had anticipated full year profit of about $490 million, almost 20% down on last year, when it reports in November but factors including lower-than-expected sodium cyanide production, increased environment provisions and reduced asset sales have further knocked that figure.

Orica Announces Board Changes

Orica Chairman, Russell Caplan, announced the appointment to the Board of Martin Parkinson, as a Non-Executive Director effective 1 October 2015, and the retirement from the Board of Non-Executive Director, Nora Scheinkestel. Parkinson has extensive leadership experience in strategic, economic and public sector roles, including serving as Secretary to the Australian Treasury. The retirement of Scheinkestel and appointment of Parkinson was part of the company's continuous succession and planning process to ensure diverse experience and expertise across the Board. Scheinkestel's retirement from the Board will be effective 1 December 2015. Parkinson will offer himself for election as a Director at the next Annual General Meeting in January 2016.


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