According to The Australian Financial Review, Mike Henry knew he wanted to work for BHP a decade before he joined the company. But as CEO, he will face some tough calls.
Mike Henry was 25 years old when he first came across BHP.
After a stint teaching English in Japan, where he met his wife of 30 years, Henry landed a job back in his hometown in Vancouver with the Japanese trading giant Mitsubishi.
"I still remember all the materials I was looking at, the people I was speaking with,” Henry recalled on Thursday. “I still remember now just how impressed I was at the time. I knew then that this was a company I wanted to work for.
“Almost 30 years on, to be afforded the opportunity to run BHP is pretty special."
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