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Rio Tinto CEO steps down following uproar over heritage destruction

11 Sep 2020, 15:18 IST
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In the wake of global criticism over iron ore giant Rio Tinto's destruction of the aboriginal Juukan Gorge heritage caves to expand mining in Western Australia, CEO Jean-Sebastien Jacques has stepped down following pressure from significant stakeholders expressing concerns about executive accountability. Jacques would, however, remain as the CEO till Mar'21 until a successor is appointed.

11 Sep 2020, 15:18 IST
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