Glencore considering three candidates for chairman, including Hayward

|About: Glencore Plc (GLCNF)|By:, SA News Editor

Former BP CEO Tony Hayward is among a shortlist of three candidates to become full-time chairman at Glencore Xstrata (GLCNF, GLNCY), WSJ reports.

The other two top candidates are said to be former Vale CEO Roger Agnelli and former BG Group boss Sir Frank Chapman; the front-runner isn't clear, and a final decision date it isn't known but Glencore has said it would have a new chairman in place by its annual shareholders' meeting on May 20.

Glencore has lacked a full-time chairman since last May when Hayward was appointed interim chairman of the newly merged company.