L. Yves Fortier

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L. Yves Fortier

"Appointments and election: Director of Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited effective 25 October 2007. Yves was elected by shareholders in 2008 (notes b, d and e).

"Skills and experience: Yves Fortier was Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations from 1988 to 1992. He is chairman and a senior partner of the law firm Ogilvy Renault and was chairman of Alcan from 2002 until 2007." [1]

  • Chairman of Ogilvy Renault since 1992
  • Chairman and director of Alcan Inc. from 2002 until 2007
  • Director of NOVA Chemicals Corporation since 1998
  • Governor of Hudson's Bay Company from 1998 to 2006
  • Director of Royal Bank of Canada from 1992 to 2005
  • Director of Novtel corporation from 1992 to 2005
  • Trustee of the International Accounting Standards Committee from 2000 to 2006
  • Executive Committee, Trilateral Commission

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  1. L. Yves Fortier, Rio Tinto, accessed June 1, 2009.