FCX Freeport-McMoRan

Filed: 5 May 21, 3:47pm

Washington, D.C. 20549

(Amendment No. 1)

Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 4, 2021 (April 5, 2021)

Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
333 North Central Avenue
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (602) 366-8100

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.10 per shareFCXThe New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2).

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Explanatory Note

Pursuant to Instruction 2 to Item 5.02 of Form 8-K, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) is filing this Amendment No. 1 on Form 8-K/A to amend and supplement its Current Report on Form 8-K, originally filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 6, 2021 (the Original Filing) regarding the appointment of David P. Abney and Robert W. “Bob” Dudley to FCX’s Board of Directors (the Board). At the time of the Original Filing, the Board had not made any determination regarding committee assignments for Messrs. Abney and Dudley. FCX is hereby disclosing recent changes to the composition of the standing committees of the Board. Other than the additional disclosure provided herein, no other disclosure reported in the Original Filing is amended pursuant to this amendment.

Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On May 4, 2021, the Board appointed Mr. Abney to serve on each of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee of the Board and Mr. Dudley to serve on each of the Governance Committee and the Corporate Responsibility Committee of the Board. These appointments were effective immediately.

Item 8.01. Other Events.

On May 4, 2021, the Board approved, effective immediately, changes to the membership of its standing committees, which are now composed as follows:

Committee Memberships
NameAuditCompensationGovernanceCorporate Responsibility
David P. AbneyXX
Robert W. DudleyXX
Lydia H. KennardChairX
Dustan E. McCoyXChair
John J. StephensChair
Frances Fragos TownsendXChair


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc.

By: /s/ Kathleen L. Quirk.
Kathleen L. Quirk.
President and Chief Financial Officer     
(authorized signatory and
Principal Financial Officer)

Date: May 5, 2021