Peever Named Rio Tinto's Managing Director, Australia (posted 11/11/09)
Peever will retain his current role at Marine, based in Melbourne, and will report directly to Sam Walsh, who has recently assumed overall responsibility for Australian interests in addition to his role as chief executive, iron ore. “It is quite fitting that David’s career with Rio Tinto has been comprehensive, spanning disciplines, product groups and regions,” said Walsh. “This breadth of experience will prove invaluable in his new role.”
As managing director, Australia, Peever will work closely with senior management across the business to protect and advance the interests of Rio Tinto in Australia, occupying a pivotal role with shareholders, governments and other key stakeholders. Visit www.riotinto.com for additional information.