Turquoise Hill names Rio Tinto's Colton its new CFO

|About: Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TRQ)|By:, SA News Editor

Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ -0.9%) has named Luke Colton its new chief financial officer, effective Oct. 9.

He'll take over permanently for acting CFO Owen Thomas.

Colton has been CFO for Richards Bay Minerals since 2013, and has held positions at Richards Bay's parent Rio Tinto since 2004. Prior to Rio Tinto, he was senior accountant with Ernst & Young.

He has experience in various business units, including minerals, iron ore and energy.

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