|John F. Ashburn, Jr.|
Executive Vice President & General Counsel
John F. Ashburn, Jr. is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Molycorp Minerals, LLC. Prior to Molycorp Minerals, Mr. Ashburn was Senior Counsel of Chevron Mining, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation. Prior to Chevron, Mr. Ashburn was Senior Counsel of Unocal Corporation. Mr. Ashburn has worked with Molycorp since the middle 1990s, during its ownership by both Unocal and Chevron. Mr. Ashburn has nearly 20 years of combined service with Unocal, Chevron and Molycorp.
Mr. Ashburn received his Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Northern Illinois University in 1976 and his Juris Doctor from Northern Illinois University School of Law in 1980. He is an active member of the State Bar of Illinois and Colorado. Mr. Ashburn and his wife live in Denver, Colorado.