Executive Outcomes: Rio, BC and more

RIO Tinto has appointed Philip Richards as group executive, legal, and the newest member of its executive team.

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Richards has been acting in the role since December, on secondment from law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

He replaces Debra Valentine, who was terminated over the Simandou payment scandal.