StockMarketWire.com - Rio Tinto said it had appointed Jakob Stausholm as its new chief financial officer to succeed Chris Lynch.

Stausholm was most recently CFO of shipping group A.P. Moller - Maersk and had also held senior roles at ISS, Statoil and Shell.

He would join Rio Tinto on 3 September. Lynch would retire from Rio Tinto on 30 September, following a smooth transition to Stausholm.



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