Rio Tinto group executive Joanne Farrell is retiring after almost 32 years and will leave the company at the end of September 2019.
Farrell joined Rio Tinto in 1987 and has worked in a variety of roles across human resources, health, safety, communities and environment, before joining the Rio Tinto executive committee as group executive, health, safety and environment and managing director, Australia in July 2016.
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.”