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Rio Tinto's 'ethics tsar' walks

Nov 21, 2018 - Australian Financial Review
Board and Executive Moves

The Rio Tinto compliance and ethics specialist who initially rang the internal alarm bell on the brutally damaging Guineagate scandal is to leave the global miner this month.

Rio has confirmed that its global head of ethics and integrity, Hugh Bigwood, has resigned to pursue "a new opportunity" after just more than five years working for the mining giant.

Rio insists that Bigwood's departure was of his own making and that it holds no implications for the current and future state of t...