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Bold Baatar was appointed chief executive, Energy & Minerals in November 2016.

2016/11/17

Bold Baatar was appointed chief executive, Energy & Minerals in November 2016.

Bold Baatar was appointed chief executive, Energy & Minerals in November 2016.

He was previously a member of the Rio Tinto Iron Ore executive committee, as Rio Tinto managing director Iron Ore Sales and Marketing and head of Rio Tinto's Marine business, based in Singapore. Bold was initially appointed to the role of managing director, Rio Tinto Marine in May 2014, with accountability for the Group's ocean freight business servicing global operations.

He joined Rio Tinto in May 2013 as president of Copper International Operations, responsible for a diverse portfolio of greenfield and operating sites in South Africa, Australia, Indonesia, USA and Mongolia. Bold served as an advisor to the Group from 2010 on its investments in the Oyu Tolgoi, copper and gold mine in Mongolia.

He previously held executive leadership positions with a diversified investment management business and a local gold mining company in Mongolia. Until 2009, Bold was an investment banker with JPMorgan for 11 years in New York and London focusing on private equity and leveraged buyout transactions, M&A and issuance of public equity and debt securities.

He was the chairman of Mongolian Stock Exchange from 2010 to 2012, chairman of the Mongolian Mining Association from 2012 to 2014 and served as a non-executive director on the board of Southgobi Resources Ltd from 2013 to 2014.

Born in Mongolia, Bold graduated from Mongolian Technical University with a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering. He also holds an MBA degree from the University Of Bridgeport in the United States.


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