John P. Quinn is the General Manager at Freeport McMoRan – El Paso Operations. He is responsible for the electrolytic refining and rod milling operations in El Paso, Texas, USA. Over the last 23 years he has held positions of increasing responsibility with the organization. Prior to his current assignment, he served as the Director, Customer Technical Marketing, Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Sales Company and worked out of the corporate office in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. He has also worked for other large mining companies including Asarco, Pegasus Gold, Phelps Dodge and the current Freeport McMoRan. He has M.S. and B.S. degrees in metallurgical engineering from Montana Tech of the University of Montana in Butte, Montana, USA.