Rio Tinto (RIO) CFO Guy Elliot will retire at the end of the year. A 32-year veteran, Elliot was...

|About: Rio Tinto plc (RIO)|By:, SA News Editor

Rio Tinto (RIO) CFO Guy Elliot will retire at the end of the year. A 32-year veteran, Elliot was a force behind the $38B 2007 takeover of Alcan which nearly crippled the company. He refused to accept his 2011 bonus because of the deal (why did it take him so long). Shares -3.8% premarket amidst a worldwide sell-off