Luncheon with Andrew Harding, Rio Tinto CEO, Iron Ore, Japan, Korea and China

ANZCCJ and Rio Tinto Japan Proudly Present: “Relationships and partnerships: why they remain fundamental to business success." Andrew Harding, Rio Tinto Chief Executive, Iron Ore. The way we lead and position our businesses must take into account market and related cycles, often with periods of increased volatility. This is important not only in the way we structure our organisation, but also for the way we work with those external to the business - investors, customers, suppliers, regulators and communities, for example. Relationships, indeed partnerships, are formed and are fundamental drivers to business success. Andrew Harding is Rio Tinto’s chief executive for Iron Ore and for Japan, Korea and China. He is accountable for operations in Australia and Canada and also Rio Tinto Marine, the world’s largest dry bulk carrier; overall, it is a business that employs 20,000 people globally, and had underlying earnings of more than $8B in 2014. It is also at the forefront of safe, low-cost capacity growth and production, primarily focused on supplying to steel mills in China and Japan. Rio Tinto is also a major supplier of other commodities to Japan including coal, salt, uranium and diamonds from Australia and is one of Japan’s largest suppliers of aluminium, mainly from its New Zealand smelter. Please do not miss this special opportunity to hear Andrew share with the ANZCCJ membership some of the iron ore supply and demand fundamentals; the positioning of Rio Tinto in the marketplace; the drive for productivity improvements and cost-outs; and the importance of relationships and partners to add business value. He will also discuss his own personal thoughts about leadership.
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Time & Date

Monday, 30 March 2015, 12:00 PM - Monday, 30 March 2015, 12:00 AM

Location

ANA InterContinental Tokyo Galaxy III
(1-12-33
Akasaka
Minato-ku
Tokyo
Japan )

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Cost

Members 6,000 JPY. Non-Member 7,500 JPY