Rio Tinto sees board changes

 Rio Tinto has officially appointed John Varley as a senior independent director to its board.

Varley will step into Andrew Gould’s role, after he announced his retirement, at the conclusion of the 2012 meetings, in March last year

Varley was appointed to the boards in September 2011, but will remain in his current role as chairman of the remuneration committee.

Chairman of Rio, Jan du Plessis, has also become a member of the remuneration committee.


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