BHP Billiton (BHP) has quietly started looking for a successor to CEO Marius Kloppers, FT...

|About: BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)|By:, SA News Editor

BHP Billiton (BHP) has quietly started looking for a successor to CEO Marius Kloppers, FT reports, in what could herald a further shake-up in global mining industry leadership. BHP likely wants to avoid a situation similar to Anglo American, where Cynthia Carroll announced her departure and the company has just started to look for a new chief executive.