Location: Main Hall, Melbourne Town Hall
Alberto Calderon, Chief Executive Officer, ORICA
Mr Calderon was appointed Managing Director and CEO of Orica in May 2015. His executive experience includes leadership roles across the mining, petroleum, energy and electricity sectors, including key leadership positions with BHP and CEO at Cerrejón Coal Company and Colombian oil company, Ecopetrol.
Orica is the largest provider of commercial explosives and blasting systems to the mining and infrastructure markets, a global leader in the provision of ground support in mining and tunnelling, and a leading supplier of sodium cyanide for gold extraction. Orica is proudly based in Australia, with operations in every major mining market and more than 11,500 employees supporting customers in over 100 countries around the world.