People - July 2016

Rio Tinto’s new organizational structure will include four product groups: Aluminum, Copper & Diamonds, Energy & Minerals, and Iron Ore. These groups will be complemented by a newly shaped Growth & Innovation group. Alfredo Barrios will remain as chief executive of Aluminum. Chris Salisbury, currently acting Copper & Coal chief executive, will become Iron Ore chief. Arnaud Soirat, currently Aluminum Primary Metal president and chief executive officer, will join the Executive Committee as Copper & Diamonds chief executive. Alan Davies, currently Diamonds & Minerals chief executive, will be the Energy and Minerals chief executive. Stephen McIntosh, currently acting Technology & Innovation Group executive, will take up the role of Growth & Innovation Group executive. Joanne Farrell, currently the global head of Health, Safety, Environment and Communities, will take on the role of Group executive, Health, Safety & Environment. Andrew Harding, currently Iron Ore chief executive, will leave the business. Debra Valentine is the Legal & Regulatory Affairs Group executive.

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People - June 2016

Rio Tinto appointed Stephen McIntosh as the acting group executive, technology and innovation to succeed Greg Lilleyman, who will leave the company after 25 years of service. He has been with Rio Tinto for almost 30 years working on projects in more than 45 countries. Most recently, he was head of exploration.

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People - May 2016

Newmont Mining Corp. appointed Noreen Doyle to succeed Vincent Calarco as chair of the board of directors. Calarco will continue as a director. Doyle has been a director since 2005 and previously served as vice chair and head of the board’s audit committee.

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People - April 2016

Rio Tinto Chief Executive Sam Walsh will retire from the business on July 1 and will be succeeded by Copper and Coal Chief Executive Jean-Sèbastien Jacques. To ensure a smooth transition, Jacques, will join the board and become deputy chief executive with immediate effect. During more than three years on Rio Tinto’s executive committee, he has brought greater focus to the copper and the coal businesses.

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