MONTREAL, Sept. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Turquoise Hill Resources
today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has accepted
the resignation of non-independent director Alan Chirgwin, effective September 17, 2020. Mr. Chirgwin's resignation
corresponds with his personal decision to leave Rio Tinto.
Peter Gillin, Chairman of
Turquoise Hill Board of Directors, said, "The Board would like to
thank Alan for his contributions to Turquoise Hill and wish him all
the best in his future endeavors."
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce, that Alfie Grigg will be joining the Board of
Turquoise Hill, effective September 18,
2020. Mr. Grigg has more than 20 years' experience as a
legal executive and senior advisor with extensive experience in
joint ventures, governance, stakeholder engagement, business
development and capital markets, across the resources, energy and
technology sectors. Mr. Grigg is currently chief Counsel,
Pacific for Rio Tinto's Aluminum business leading the legal and
regulatory activities for Rio Tinto's bauxite mines, alumina
refineries, aluminum smelters and associated power generation
assets in the Pacific region.
Peter Gillin stated, "We are
pleased to welcome Mr. Grigg and look forward to his contributions
to the Board."
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