Freeport-McMoRan Inc. announced the appointment of Kathleen L. Quirk, FCX's President, to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Following this appointment, FCX's Board of Directors is now comprised of twelve members, including ten independent directors, who possess a diverse range of experiences and strong corporate governance credentials. Ms. Quirk has served as President of FCX since February 2021.

Ms. Quirk has over thirty years of experience in the FCX organization and is a senior member of the company's executive team. Ms. Quirk has been instrumental in FCX's strategic planning and has responsibility for a broad range of corporate functions. Ms. Quirk previously served as Chief Financial Officer of the company from December 2003 to March 2022.

During that period, she was named Best CFO in Metals and Mining by Institutional Investor magazine on numerous occasions. Ms. Quirk holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Louisiana State University. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Vulcan Materials Company.