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New Rio CEO gets thumbs up from UK analysts

UK-based analysts have reacted positively to the appointment of Rio Tinto’s chief financial officer Jakob Stausholm as the company’s new CEO.

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UK analysts have reacted positively to the appointment of Rio Tinto's new CEO

Edward Sterck, an analyst at BMO Capital Markets, described Stausholm as an "excellent, cool-headed and sensible appointment, albeit unexpected as most observers were expecting an Australian