Rio Tinto's Mongolian mine Oyu Tolgoi has appointed Andrew Woodley as its chief executive officer, taking over from Craig Kinnell.
The Oyu Tolgoi mine, one of the world's largest undeveloped copper-gold resources, is a strategic partnership between the Government of Mongolia, Turquoise Hill Resources and Rio Tinto.
Mr Woodley has worked for Rio Tinto for more than 18 years and has notably served as executive assistant to the chief executive officer and the chairman.
Mr Woodley, who is currently managing director of Rio Tinto’s coal business in Mozambique, will begin his transition to the top job in October, before officially taking over November 15.
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