LONDON Feb 10 Royal Dutch Shell's
chief financial officer, Simon Henry, will join miner Rio Tinto
as non-executive director from July 1 after he
leaves the oil major.
Henry, who has served as CFO for seven years of his 34 years
at Shell, will hand over to Jessica Uhl on March 9 and leave the
company on June 30.
"Royal Dutch Shell confirms that Simon Henry, Chief
Financial Officer of the company, has been appointed a
non-executive director of Rio Tinto with effect from July 1,
2017," Shell said in a statement on Friday.
Henry was one of the driving forces behind Shell's bumper
$54 billion acquisition of BG Group last year.
(Reporting by Karolin Schaps; Editing by David Goodman)