Richard Goodmanson, Non-Executive Director of Rio Tinto, who joined the board in December 2004, will be retiring from the board this year.
Goodmanson will not seek re-election as a Non-Executive Director of Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Ltd and will retire from the board at the conclusion of the Rio Tinto Ltd annual general meeting in Brisbane on 5 May 2016.
Megan Clark will be appointed as Chairman of the Sustainability Committee upon Goodmanson’s retirement on 5 May 2016 and will also become a member of the Remuneration Committee with effect from 1 May 2016.
Rio Tinto Chairman Jan du Plessis commented: “I am very grateful to Richard for his considerable contribution to Rio Tinto over many years. He provided tremendous support during his tenure, notably as Chairman of the Sustainability Committee. I wish him well for the future.”
Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs
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