Former Rio Tinto CEO joins Crestone board

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Wealth management firm Crestone has named Leigh Clifford as the newest member of their board, joining as a non-executive director.

Formerly the chief executive of Rio Tinto, both within Australia and overseas, Mr Clifford brings “deep experience in the management of business” to the board, Crestone said.

Currently, Mr Clifford is the chair of a number of boards, including Qantas Airways and Bechtel Australia, and also serves as a member of the council of trustees for the National Gallery of Victoria.


“We are delighted that someone of Leigh’s calibre has accepted our invitation to join the Crestone Board,” commented Crestone chair John McDonald.

“Leigh brings very valuable experience and insight, which will be instrumental in helping Crestone to deliver continued growth over the coming years while ensuring we provide the high standards of corporate governance Crestone has set for itself and expected of it by its clients and regulators,” he added.

Crestone described Mr Clifford’s background as “very complementary” to their business, and that his appointment “will add tremendous experience to the board”.



Former Rio Tinto CEO joins Crestone board
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