Jeffrey L. Best

Former Chief Executive Officer at Katanga Mining Ltd.

Jeffrey L. Best

Jeffrey L. Best

Former Chief Executive Officer at Katanga Mining Ltd.

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Katanga Mining Ltd.

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Former Director & Chief Executive Officer at Katanga Mining Ltd.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Katanga Mining Ltd.

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Former Interim Chief Operating Officer at Katanga Mining Ltd.

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Former Interim Chief Executive Officer at Katanga Mining Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Katanga Mining Ltd.

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Chief Operating Officer at African Gold Group, Inc.

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Former Chief Executive Officer & Director at Katanga Mining Ltd.

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Head-Copper Operations at Glencore International AG

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Former Director & Chief Executive Officer at Nubian Resources Ltd.

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Former Chief Executive Officer, President at Katanga Mining Ltd.

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Jeffrey L. Best
Former Chief Executive Officer at Katanga Mining Ltd.
Education
MBA
Class of 2001

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is a graduate business school located in Chicago, Illinois, at the University of Chicago. Formerly known as the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Chicago Booth is the second-oldest business school in the U.S., the first such school to offer an Executive MBA program, and the first to initiate a Ph.D. program in business. The school was renamed in 2008 following a $300 million endowment gift to the school by alumnus David G. Booth. The school has the third-largest endowment of any business school. The school's flagship campus is located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago on the main campus of the university. The school also maintains additional campuses in London and Asia (originally Singapore, but in July 2013 a move to Hong Kong was announced), as well as in downtown Chicago on the Magnificent Mile. In addition to conducting graduate business programs, the school conducts research in the fields of finance, economics, quantitative marketing research, and accounting. Chicago Booth is currently ranked first in the United States by Bloomberg Businessweek and first globally by the Economist.

BS in Mineral Engineering
Class of 1996

The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (a.k.a. New Mexico Tech, and formerly known as the New Mexico School of Mines) is a university located in Socorro, New Mexico. New Mexico Tech offers over 30 bachelor of science degrees in technology, the sciences, engineering, management, and technical communication, as well as graduate degrees at the masters and doctoral levels.

Career History
Professional
1996 - 1999

Phelps Dodge Mining Co. produces copper mining and processing activities. Its copper is used as the primary raw materials for the electrical wire and cable industry, while molybdenum is primarily used by the steel industry and chemical manufacturers. The company is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ.

Director General, Tenkefungurume Mine Operations
Prior

Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. engages in the mining of copper, gold, and molybdenum. It operates through the following segments: North America Copper Mines; South America Mining; Indonesia Mining; Molybdenum Mines; Rod and Refining; Atlantic Copper Smelting and Refining; and Corporate, Other, and Eliminations. The North America Copper Mines segment operates open-pit copper mines in Morenci, Bagdad, Safford, Sierrita and Miami in Arizona; and Chino and Tyrone in New Mexico. The South America Mining segment includes Cerro Verde in Peru and El Abra in Chile. The Indonesia Mining segment handles the operations of Grasberg minerals district that produces copper concentrate that contains significant quantities of gold and silver. The Molybdenum Mines segment includes the Henderson underground mine and Climax open-pit mine, both in Colorado. The Rod and Refining segment consists of copper conversion facilities located in North America, and includes a refinery, rod mills, and a specialty copper products facility. The Atlantic Copper Smelting and Refining segment smelts and refines copper concentrate and markets refined copper and precious metals in slimes. The Corporate, Other, and Eliminations segment consists of other mining and eliminations, oil and gas operations, and other corporate and elimination items. The company was founded by James R. Moffett on November 10, 1987 and is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ.

Manager, Strategy & Business Architecture
2001 - 2004

Accenture solves their clients' toughest challenges by providing unmatched services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. They partner with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, driving innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. With expertise across more than 40 industries and all business functions, they deliver transformational outcomes for a demanding new digital world.

Boards & Committees
Director
2011 - 2015

Katanga Mining Ltd. is a holding company, which engages in mining, processing, and selling of copper and cobalt metal. It operates a copper cobalt mine complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo through two joint ventures, Kamoto Copper Company and DRC Copper and Cobalt Project. The company was founded on October 7, 1996 and is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland.

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2002

The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (a.k.a. New Mexico Tech, and formerly known as the New Mexico School of Mines) is a university located in Socorro, New Mexico. New Mexico Tech offers over 30 bachelor of science degrees in technology, the sciences, engineering, management, and technical communication, as well as graduate degrees at the masters and doctoral levels.

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