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BHP Billiton names Grant King independent non-executive director

Grant KingBHP Billiton, a resources company, announced the appointment of Grant King to the BHP Billiton board as an independent non-executive director, effective March 1, 2017.

From 2000 until 2016, Mr. King served as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Origin Energy Limited, an Australian energy retailer with diverse operations spanning across the energy supply chain.

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Mr. King is currently the President of the Business Council of Australia.

He served as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Origin Energy Limited from February 2000 to November 2016 following Origin Energy’s demerger from Boral Limited.

Between 1994 and 2000, Mr. King served as Managing Director of Boral Energy.

Prior to joining Boral Energy, he held various management roles with The Australian Gas Light Company (from 1977 to 1994).

Mr. King is the President of the Business Council of Australia and a Director of the University of New South Wales Foundation Ltd and the Origin Foundation Limited.

He has a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Australia and a Master of Management from the University of Wollongong, Australia. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Pat Davies, who has been a Non-executive Director of BHP Billiton since June 2012, will retire from the Board, with effect from 6 April 2017, to focus on his family business and to pursue other interests.




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