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About Orica Ltd (ASX: ORI)

Orica Ltd (ASX:ORI) is an Australian-based, multinational company that primarily provides commercial blasting and tunnelling solutions. It manufactures and distributes a wide variety of explosives and blasting chemicals and products to the mining, energy and infrastructure sectors.

In addition to being one of the world’s largest suppliers of commercial explosives, Orica provides specialist ground support services across mining and tunnelling projects. The company also specialises in the production of nitrogen fertilisers for the agriculture industry.

With its head office in Melbourne, Orica’s global operations span four key regions which are Australia and Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America and Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Its markets include surface metal, surface coal, underground mining, oil and gas, construction, and quarrying.

Founded in 1874, Orica was an original supplier of explosives during the Victorian gold rush. Today, the company employs around 11,500 people globally and services clients across more than 100 countries. Throughout its history, Orica has undertaken many acquisitions enabling it to considerably expand its product offering and geographic market penetration.

The rising Orica share price has seen it become a multi-billion-dollar company which is part of the top 50 companies on the ASX by market capitalisation.

Director Transactions

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
15 Jan 2021 Alberto Calderon Issued 627 $10,028
14 Jan 2021 Alberto Calderon Buy 6 $100,733
08 Dec 2020 Alberto Calderon Issued 23 $406,706
24 Nov 2020 John Beevers Buy 3 $60,739
23 Nov 2020 Alberto Calderon Cancelled 207 $3,421,062
08 Jul 2020 Alberto Calderon Issued 1 $34,339
13 May 2020 Alberto Calderon Buy 5 $80,365
24 Mar 2020 Gene Tilbrook Buy 1 $25,010
24 Mar 2020 Malcolm Broomhead Buy 1 $30,012
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Directors & Management

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Name Title StartDate Profile
Mr Gene Thomas Tilbrook Non-Executive Director Aug 2013
Mr Malcolm William Broomhead Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman Sep 2001
Ms Karen Anne Moses Non-Executive Director Jul 2016
Ms Denise Waund Gibson Non-Executive Director Jan 2018
Ms Maxine Nicole Brenner Non-Executive Director Apr 2013
Dr Alberto Calderon Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director Mar 2015
Mr Swan Foo Boon Non-Executive Director May 2019
Mr John Richard Beevers Non-Executive Director Feb 2020
Ms Kirsten Anderson Llewellyn Company Secretary Mar 2020
Ms Erin O'Connor Company Secretary Mar 2020
Angus Melbourne Chief Commercial Officer
Delphine Cassidy Chief Communications Officer
Adam Hall Chief Development Officer
Christopher Davis Chief Financial Officer
Darryl Cuzzubbo Chief Manufacturing Officer
Ryan Kerr Chief People Officer (Interim)
Kirsten Anderson Llewellyn Company Secretary
Erin O'Connor Company Secretary
Sanjeev Gandhi President - Australia Pacific and Asia
Thomas Schutte President - Europe, Middle East and Africa
German Morales President - Latin America
James Bonnor President - North America
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Top Share Holders

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