BHP Billiton chief executive Marius Kloppers.

Kloppers loses bonus after $US3.3bn writedowns

BHP Billiton chief executive Marius Kloppers has agreed to forgo his annual bonus after announcing US$3.29 billion in write-downs, mostly on one of its American shale gas assets but also its Nickel West business in Western Australia.


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Mr Kloppers should lose more than his bonus. He has been a disaster to us shareholders with his failed mergers and acquisitions etc. If Jac Nasser thinks he is "fortunate to have Marius' leadership" one has to question the Chairman's judgement and suitability for that position too.

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