Source - SMW
Rio Tinto has announced the appointment of Ann Godbehere as senior independent director.

The Company said she will lead the process underway to appoint a new chairman, to succeed Jan du Plessis, as well as joining the Remuneration Committee and remaining the chair of the Audit Committee.

In addition, Simon Thompson has been appointed chair of the Remuneration Committee.

At 2:09pm: (LON:RIO) Rio Tinto PLC share price was +36.75p at 3089.25p