Mr. Kendrick is the president of Climax Molybdenum. Michael Kendrick has been with Freeport-McMoRan since 1997, working in leadership positions at numerous sites in North and South America. In 2008, he became Vice President Technical Services-Climax Molybdenum Co., and in 2009, moved to the role of Vice President-Operational Improvement, Freeport-McMoRan Mining Co. Michael Kendrick has a long history with Climax Molybdenum, first working at the Climax Mine during summers when he was in college. Soon after graduating, he worked at the Henderson Mine in various positions, including general laborer, foreman, customer quality manager, associate mill engineer and senior metallurgical engineer. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in mining engineering with a minor in metallurgical engineering, from the Colorado School of Mines and a Master’s of Business Administration degree from the University of Denver.