Dick Evans (Rio Tinto)

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Dick Evans

In May 2008 Rio Tinto Alcan announced "that Dick Evans, chief executive of Rio Tinto Alcan and executive director of Rio Tinto, has been appointed Chairman of the International Aluminium Institute (IAI). The IAI is the global forum of the world's alumina and aluminium producers. Through the IAI, the aluminium industry aims to promote a wider understanding of its activities and demonstrate its responsibility in relation to all key sustainability issues - environmental, health, safety and recycling.

"Dick Evans has served as a director of the IAI since 2001 and previously acted as Chairman in 2006, following the incumbent Chairman's retirement...

"Mr. Evans has an extensive background in general and executive management within the aluminium industry. He joined Rio Tinto in 2007, following 11 years with Alcan - where he was CEO from 2006 - and 27 years of American and international postings with Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation.

"Mr. Evans is currently a director of Abitibi-Bowater Incorporated and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Conference Board of Canada. He is also the past chairman of the U.S. Aluminum Association's Board of Directors. He has served as co-chairman of the Environmental and Climate Change Committee of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives and as member of the Board of the United States Climate Action Partnership (USCAP), a Washington-based coalition concerned with climate change." [1]

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  1. Dick Evans appointed Chairman of the International Aluminium Institute, Rio Tinto Alcan, accessed June 2, 2009.
  2. CGI Group Board, organizational web page, accessed December 19, 2012.