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Simon  Thompson

Simon Thompson

Non-executive director

Executive Bio

Appointment: Director of Rio Tinto with effect from April 2014 (notes N, S and I).

Skills and experience: Simon, a British citizen, was an executive director of Anglo American plc, chairman and chief executive of the Base Metals Division, chairman of the Exploration Division and chairman of Tarmac. Prior to his career with Anglo American he held investment banking positions at S. G. Warburg and N M Rothschild. Simon holds a degree in geology.

External appointments (current and recent): Chairman of Tullow Oil plc since 2012, non-executive director of AMEC plc since 2009, non-executive director of Sandvik AS since 2008, non-executive director of Newmont Mining Corporation since 2008 (due to retire in April 2014), independent director of United Company Rusal from 2007 to 2009, and non-executive director of AngloGold Ashanti Limited from 2004 to 2008.







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