Rio Tinto: John Varley Resigns as Non-executive Director

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Rio Tinto PLC (RIO.LN) said Tuesday that senior independent director John Varley has resigned as a non-executive director and will step down from the board with immediate effect.

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Mr. Varley joined the Rio Tinto board in September 2011 and was also the chair of the remuneration committee.

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June 20, 2017 08:22 ET (12:22 GMT)