Moya Greene to join Rio Tinto board

Moya Greene to join Rio Tinto board

Rio Tinto has announced the Moya Greene as an independent non-executive director, the company confirms that Ms. Moya Greene will join the board with effect from 17 September 2018.

Ms. Moya Marguerite Greene has been the Chief Executive Officer of Royal Mail PLC since July 2010 and its Executive Director since July 15, 2010. Ms. Greene served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of EPO Inc.

She served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Post Corporation, the Canadian postal authority from May 12, 2005 to 2010. She has experience in the upper echelons of the Canadian federal public service. She has a strong track record in strategic planning, complex negotiation and relationship building. She has also a strong public sector background. She served as Senior Vice President, Operational Effectiveness of Bombardier Inc. until December 17, 2004.

She held senior roles at companies including TD Bank. She served as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Retail Products of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce from 2000 to 2003.

Ms. Greene served as Senior officer of three of Canada’s largest multinational companies, first in banking and financial services, where she served as Managing Director of Infrastructure Finance and Public Private Partnership of TD Securities Inc. from 1996 to 2000. She spent the first part of her career in Ottawa where, over a 17-year period, she assumed progressively senior roles in seven different Ministries of the federal public service. She started her public service career in 1979 and served as an Immigration Adjudicator and moved to take on senior policy positions first in the Department of Labour and subsequently in the Privy Council Office, where she held the senior policy position, responsible for transportation. From 1989 to 1991, Ms. Greene served as a Director of General Policy for Human Resources & Social Development, Canada.

She has managed a number of difficult federal-provincial files and served as Director of Inter-Provincial Affairs in the Department of Consumer and Corporate Affairs and later in the Office of Federal -Provincial Relations. Over the course of her public service career, she was responsible for large and complex strategies often involving difficult multi-national files and a wide array of competing sectoral interests. She served as an Assistant Deputy Minister of Policy in the Department of Transportation, Canada. from 1991 to 1996 and was responsible for broad reform of the over-burdened transportation system; the privatization of CN; the deregulation of the Canadian airline industry; and the commercialization of the Canadian port system. As Director-General of Policy, she led the effort to overhaul the Unemployment Insurance System. She has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of easyJet plc since September 01, 2017. She served as a Director at Great-West Lifeco Inc. from May 7, 2015 to January 21, 2016 and The Great-West Life Assurance Company from 2015 to January 2016. She served as a Director at Tim Hortons Inc. from February 19, 2008 to December 12, 2014. She served as a Director of Purolator Inc.

She served as a Director of Canada Post Corporation since May 2005 until 2010. She is considered as a strong strategic leader. She is on the Board of Trustees for the Tate Gallery. She was recognized in 2003 by the National Post newspaper as one of Canada’s Top 100 influential women and in 2004 by the Ivey School of Business/Women’s Executive Network as one of the top 40 female corporate executives in Canada.

Ms. Greene is a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland and Osgoode Law School.