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Bold Baatar, CEO Energy and Minerals, Rio Tinto

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Speaker’s Biography

Bold was appointed chief executive, Energy & Minerals for Rio Tinto in November 2016. He was previously managing director, Iron Ore Sales and Marketing and head of Rio Tinto’s Marine business. He joined Rio Tinto in May 2013 as president of Copper International Operations. Prior to joining the Group, Bold held executive positions with a diversified investment management business and a local gold mining company in Mongolia. Until 2009, Bold spent 11 years as an investment banker with JPMorgan in New York and London. He was the chairman of the Mongolian Stock Exchange from 2010 to 2012, chairman of the Mongolian Mining Association from 2012 to 2014 and served as a non-executive director on the board of Southgobi Resources Ltd from 2013 to 2014.

Need to know

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals group that focuses on finding, mining, processing and marketing the earth’s mineral resources. We have been in business for more than 140 years and remain focused on the long term. Rio Tinto’s approach is driven by a clear strategy, with the goal of delivering superior value for our shareholders through the cycle. Our strategy plays to our strengths: world-class assets, talented employees, a strong balance sheet and operating excellence. Our approach is underpinned by our values of safety, teamwork, respect, integrity and excellence. Combined with the strength provided by our people and our assets, our values help form the foundations of our long-term success.