Management & Governance
Richard Goodmanson MBA, BEc and BCom, B Eng (Civil), age 60
Appointment and election: Director of Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited since 2004. He was elected by shareholders in 2005 and stands for re-election in 2008. Richard is chairman of the Committee on social and environmental accountability (notes b, d and e).
Skills and experience: Richard is executive vice president and chief operating officer of DuPont. During his career he has worked at senior levels for McKinsey & Co, PepsiCo and America West Airlines, where he was president and CEO. He joined DuPont in early 1999 and in his current position has responsibility for a number of the global functions, and for the non US operations of DuPont, with particular focus on growth in emerging markets.
External appointments (current and recent):
Executive vice president and chief operating officer of DuPont since 1999
Chairman of the United Way of Delaware since 2006 (director since 2002)
Director of the Boise Cascade Corporation between 2000 and 2004
(a) Audit committee
(b) Remuneration committee
(c) Nominations committee
(d) Committee on social and environmental accountability