Richard Adkerson Archives

Warren Buffett headlines new ASU speaker series


Leading business figures, including BerkshireHathaway CEO Warren Buffett, are participating in a new speaker series at Arizona State University. The “Iconic Voices” lecture series, to be held at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, features candid in-person and video interviews with business notables that include Buffett and Freeport-McMoran CEO Richard Adkerson as… Read More →

Leadership spotlight: Richard Adkerson

by in Az Business Leaders

Richard Adkerson Vice chairman, president and CEO Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Adkerson, named The Best CEO in Metals and Mining by Institutional Investor magazine for the past four years, serves on the boards of the Arizona Commerce Authority and GPEC. Biggest challenge: “When the financial meltdown occurred in the second half of 2008,… Read More →

$2M Grant from Piper Supports Fight Against Cancer

Banner MD Anderson Lantern Of Hope

With a generous $2 million grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, the Cancer Has Met Its Match campaign benefitting Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is near its $20 million goal. The grant from Piper Trust, in support of the campaign, provides funding for capital, programs and services that will impact patients, their families and… Read More →