Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Appoints Lydia Kennard and Frances Townsend to Board of Directors [Professional Services Close - Up]
(Professional Services Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc. announced the appointment of Lydia Kennard and Frances Townsend to its Board of Directors.
According to a release, Kennard is the President and CEO of KDG Construction Consulting and a principal of Airport Property Ventures. In addition, she serves on the Board of Directors of Prologis, Inc. and URS Corp.
Townsend currently serves as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Government, Legal and Business Affairs at MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. and as a director of Scientific Games Corp., SIGA Technologies, Inc. and The Western Union Company.
Gerald Ford, Lead Independent Director, and James Moffett, Chairman of the Board, said: "We are pleased to welcome Lydia Kennard and Fran Townsend to our Board of Directors and look forward to their guidance and counsel. Lydia and Fran are exceptional leaders with vast experience and proven track records of success. These women will bring valuable insights to our Board that will be an asset to the Company."
FCX's Board of Directors is now comprised of 16 members, including 13 independent directors.
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