Tinto Plc has appointed Binyan Ren to take over as
managing director of its China operations. He succeeds Ian
Bauert, who is slated to retire from the post next month.
Bauert has worked at
Rio Tinto for more than 30 years and has held various senior
positions in iron ore and at Dampier salt, the company said. He
established Rio Tintos first office in China in 1983 and
was appointed managing director of the operations in February
Ren, who is currently
vice president of the London-based mining companys China
operations, heads the Beijing office and is responsible for
business development for Rio Tinto in China.
Prior to joining Rio Tinto, Rens career had spanned
country leadership roles for large multinational resource
companies in China, Australia and the United States.
A version of this
article was first published in AMM sister publication Steel