The majority of Hank Slack’s career has been in the natural resources business. During this period, he has been (often concurrently) Chief Executive Officer of Minorco SA, then one of the world’s leading operating resource groups; a director and member of the Executive Committee of Anglo American Corporation, and Chairman of Terra Industries (NYSE), which was an industrial nitrogen-based fertilizer company. More recently he was Chairman of Alico, Inc. (NASDAQ), a Florida based citrus and land company. He is the senior partner of Quarterwatch LLC. During his long career with Anglo American and Minorco, he was actively involved in the full range of those companies’ mining, financial and industrial activities worldwide.
For many years he was a director and investment committee member of E. Oppenheimer & Son International Limited, formerly a private investment and family holding company for the South African based family.
In addition, he has been a member of the board of Engelhard Corporation (1981-2007). He also was on the boards of Salomon Brothers (1982-1988) and SABMiller (1998-2002). Currently, he is a board member of W. R. Grace & Co. as well as other private companies internationally.
Hank Slack was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1950. He attended secondary school in Switzerland, and at Groton School in Massachusetts (where later on he was a trustee for 15 years), and graduated from Princeton University in 1972 with a B.A. in history.
He is married to Sarah Lawrence Slack. Together they have six children and seven grandchildren.
Henry (Hank) Slack
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