20/02/2007 - 22:00

Simon Trott - Rio Tinto Iron Ore

20/02/2007 - 22:00

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Title: Principal, business development

Business: global mining group

Total employees: 10,000

Reporting directly: 10

 

Accomplishments

Simon Trott led the team that negotiated the transaction documents for the Hope Downs joint venture. The transaction received widespread recognition in the financial press and was a significant transaction for the Rio Tinto group of companies on a global scale during the past year. Hope Downs JV is currently developing the Hope Downs mine and associated facilities.

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• An ability to communicate your goals and motivates others to buy into that vision.

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• Fully leverage all possible advantages at your disposal and apply these to each and every situation.

Personal/community

Mr Trott went through the IMD International Business School of Lausanne (Switzerland) ‘building on talent’ program. He holds a graduate diploma in finance and investment from the Securities Institute.

Mr Trott says he is involved in fostering interactions between companies and the local communities.

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