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Rio's Thompson vows to improve transparency

After a tough year for Rio Tinto on the regulatory front, new chairman Simon Thompson has fronted his first annual general meeting to defend the company’s reputation.

Finance > Regulation

Rio's Thompson vows to improve transparency

After a tough year for Rio Tinto on the regulatory front, new chairman Simon Thompson has fronted his first annual general meeting to defend the company’s reputation.

Rio's Thompson vows to improve transparency

Rio Tinto chairman Simon Thompson

"Over the past two years, our reputation has been called into question, by allegations of accounting fraud in relation to former assets in Mozambique and of bribery in Guinea, so it is important that I address these issues," Thompson told the London AGM.