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At a glance

Glencore Xstrata is one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies and is one of the biggest companies within the FTSE 100 Index. The Group’s industrial and marketing activities are supported by a global network of more than 90 offices located in over 50 countries. Our diversified operations comprise of over 150 mining and metallurgical sites, offshore oil production assets, farms and agricultural facilities. We employ approximately 190,000 people, including contractors.

The combination of a leading integrated producer and marketer of commodities with a leading portfolio of industrial assets enables us to capture value at every stage of the supply chain from sourcing raw materials deep underground to delivering products to an international customer base.

We are a major producer and marketer of over 90 commodities that are transformed into products used in everyday life, such as mobile phones, bicycles, cutlery, plastics and electricity, to customers in industries ranging from automotive to food processing and power.

Our company is structured into three distinct business segments:

  • Metals and Minerals: focusing on copper, nickel, zinc/lead, alloys, alumina/aluminium and iron ore. We have interests in both controlled and non-controlled industrial assets that include mining, smelting, refining and warehousing operations;
  • Energy Products: focusing on oil  and coal. Our Energy Products businesses include controlled and non-controlled coal mining and oil production operations and investments in strategic handling, storage and freight equipment and facilities; and
  • Agricultural Products: focusing on grains, oils/oilseeds, cotton and sugar. Our Agricultural Products group is supported by both controlled and non-controlled storage, handling and processing facilities in strategic locations.


Glencore Xstrata Factsheet

Our management

Interim Chairman: Anthony Hayward

Chief Executive Officer: Ivan Glasenberg

Chief Financial Officer: Steven Kalmin


The company’s Ordinary shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange’s main market (‘the London Stock Exchange’ with a secondary listing on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong limited (the ‘Hong Kong Stock Exchange’) and on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. The ticker codes for Glencore Xstrata are: 

London Stock Exchange: GLEN
Hong Kong Stock Exchange: 805
Johannesburg Stock Exchange: GLN