John Macken

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John Macken "joined Ivanhoe in November, 2003, after a 19-year career with mining giant Freeport McMoran Copper and Gold, most recently as Freeport's Senior Vice-President of Strategic Planning and Development, based in New Orleans. He spent a total of 13 years with Freeport's operating unit, P.T. Freeport Indonesia (PTFI), culminating in the position of Executive Vice-President and General Manager at Freeport's Grasberg mining complex in Papua, the world's largest single copper and gold mine.

"As Chief Executive Officer and President of Ivanhoe Mines, Mr. Macken has a mandate to assemble and lead the management team charged with bringing into production the company's world-class copper and gold discoveries in Mongolia's South Gobi region." [1]

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  1. Directors and Executives, Ivanhoe Mines, accessed June 1, 2009.
  2. Board, SouthGobi Resources, accessed December 16, 2010.