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Rio Tinto names sitting CFO Jakob Stausholm as next chief executive

Dec 17 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Ltd said on Thursday it would appoint its current chief financial officer, Jakob Stausholm, as its next chief executive, effective Jan. 1, 2021.

Peter Cunningham will be appointed as the interim chief financial officer, the miner said in a statement.

Reporting by Rashmi Ashok in Bengaluru; Editing by Tom Hogue

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