Mining giant Anglo American has appointed the construction magnate Ray O’Rourke as group’s a non-executive director.
62-year old Ray O’Rourke is best known as the founder, chairman and CEO of the Europe’s leading privately owned construction company Laing O’Rourke.
Speaking on the topic, Sir John Parker, the chairman of Anglo American, said, “I am delighted to welcome Ray O’Rourke to the Anglo American board.
Ray O’Rourke is the third new director to be appointed to company’s board since Sir John became the chairman at the beginning of August.
Recent development showed that Sir John, the driving force behind Anglo American’s decision to a potential merger with rival Xstrata, continues to exercise his authority on the mining giant.