About Glencore plc


Glencore plc is an Anglo-Swiss multinational commodity trading and mining company with headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, its oil and gas head office in London and its registered office in Saint Helier, Jersey. The current company was created through a merger of Glencore with Xstrata on 2 May 2013. As of 2015, it ranked tenth in the Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s largest companies. In the 2020 Forbes Global 2000, Glencore International was ranked as the 484th-largest public company in the world.

Glencore plc was founded in 1974

Glencore had a number of production facilities all around the world and supplied metals, minerals, crude oil, oil products, coal, natural gas and agricultural products to international customers in the automotive, power generation, steel production and food processing industries

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Glencore plc Information

Industry Commodities
Metals and Mining
Founded 1974; 47 years ago
(As Marc Rich + Co AG)
Founder Marc Rich
  • Baar, Switzerland
  • London, United Kingdom
    (Head office – Oil & gas)
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
    (Head office – Agricultural products)
  • Saint Helier, Jersey
    (Registered office)
Area served
Key people
  • Tony Hayward (chair­person)
  • Ivan Glasenberg (CEO)
Products Metals and minerals, energy products, agricultural products
Revenue US$142.338 billion (2020)
Operating income
US$(3.663) billion (2020)
Net income
US$(3.946) billion (2020)
Total assets US$118.000 billion (2020)
Total equity US$34.402 billion (2020)
  • Qatar Holding LLC (9.17%)
  • Ivan Glasenberg (9.10%)
Number of employees
145,000 (2021)
Website www.glencore.com

Source – Wikipedia.



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