Before joining Mosaic, O’Rourke was President of Australia Pacific for Barrick Gold Corporation, where he led ten gold and copper mines in Australia and Papua New Guinea. He currently serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of The Toro Company (NYSE) and the Weyerhauser Company (NYSE).
“It is my pleasure to welcome Joc to the Rio Tinto Board. He is widely respected for his deep knowledge of the mining industry and passion for improving safety and operational performance, Rio Tinto Chairman Dominic Barton said in a statement.
“I look forward to the valuable contribution Joc will make as we shape an even stronger Rio Tinto for the future.”