BSc in Mining Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Platteville; MBA, University of Utah. Over 30 years' experience in the mining industry. Formerly, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rio Tinto Minerals; served in leadership roles in Rio Tinto's coal, gold, copper and industrial minerals businesses. With Newmont Mining Corporation: 2011, Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer; 2012, President and Chief Operating Officer; since March 2013, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Member, Board of Directors. Former Chairman, National Mining Association, US.