Rio Tinto Group Executive for Health, Safety & Environment Joanne Farrell is retiring following 32 years of service to the mining company

Joanne Farrell to retire as Rio Tinto Group Executive

Joanne Farrell to retire as Rio Tinto Group Executive

Joanne Farrell, Group Executive at Rio Tinto, has made the decision to retire after nearly 32 years of dedication to the company.

Since joining the business back in 1987, Joanne has worked in a variety of roles across human resources, health, safety, communities and environment. She went on to join the Rio Tinto Executive Committee as Group Executive, Health, Safety & Environment and Managing Director, Australia, in July 2016.

Making an outstanding contribution throughout a diverse career

Commenting on the announcement, Rio Tinto Chief Executive J-S Jacques, says: "Joanne has made an outstanding contribution to Rio Tinto throughout a diverse career over a number of decades. I would like to thank Joanne for her leadership and support, and for the significant impact she has had across Rio Tinto, our people, the communities where we operate and the industry as a whole.

"I wish Joanne the very best for the future."

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