Mr. Cambre was Chairman, President and CEO of Newmont Mining Corporation during the period 1993 to 2001 and previously had been with Freeport McMoRan Inc.
for approximately 30 years where he served as President and CEO of Freeport McMoRan Resource Partners.
In addition to his affiliation with the Burguières Companies he served on the boards of Inco Limited, Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc., W. R. Grace and Company and
as Chairman of McDermott International Inc. He has been active in numerous industry organizations and has chaired the National Mining Association and
the World Gold Council. He was inducted into the National Mining Hall of Fame in 2000.
A native of New Orleans, Mr. Cambre received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana State University. He also is a graduate of the Harvard Business
School Program for Management Development.
He was inducted into the LSU Engineering Hall of Distinction in 1995 and serves on the Engineering Advisory Council and the LSU Foundation. He also has
served on the University of Colorado’s Institute for International Business Global Advisory Board, the Denver University Business School Advisory Board,
Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government Advisory Board, the Bretton Woods Committee and the Florida Council of 100. His community
activities include serving on the Executive Board of the Denver Area Boy Scouts and the Mile High United Way where he chaired the de Toqueville Society.
Ron is married to the former Gail Burguières, and they have three grown daughters. Gail and Ron reside in Covington, Louisiana, but also maintain residences
in New Orleans, Louisiana and Seaside, Florida.