RNS Number : 1178R

Rio Tinto PLC

02 November 2021

2 November 2021

Shareholdings of persons discharging managerial responsibility (PDMR) / Key Management Personnel (KMP)

As part of its dual listed company structure, Rio Tinto notifies dealings in Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited securities by PDMR / KMPs to both the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and

 the  London   Stock   Exchange (LSE). 

Management Share Awards ("MSA") granted under the Rio Tinto 2018 Equity Incentive Plan

The MSA provides participants with a conditional right to receive Rio Tinto plc or Rio Tinto Limited shares, subject to continuous employment.

On 29 October 2021, the following PDMR / KMPs received vested MSA in the form of shares, of which sufficient were sold to pay applicable withholding tax and other deductions. The MSA included in this announcement were granted prior to the PDMR / KMP becoming a member of the Executive Committee.

 Security       Name of PDMR    Conditional      No: of     No: of    Price per   No: of      Date of Transaction 
                 / KMP           Award Granted    Shares     Shares    Share       Shares 
                                                  Vested*    Sold                  Retained 
 Rio Tinto      Cunningham,                                                                   29 October 
  plc shares     Peter          1,325            1,520      717       45.96 GBP   803          2021 
               --------------  ---------------  ---------  --------  ----------  ----------  -------------------- 
 Rio Tinto 
  Limited       Kaufman,                                                                      29 October 
  shares         Sinead         1,330            1,509      0         -           1,509        2021 
               --------------  ---------------  ---------  --------  ----------  ----------  -------------------- 

*The number of shares vested includes additional shares calculated to reflect dividends declared during the vesting period .

FCA notifications in accordance with the EU Market Abuse Regulation have been issued to the London Stock Exchange contemporaneously with this release.

LEI: 213800YOEO5OQ72G2R82

Classification: 3.1. Information disclosed under article 19 of the Market Abuse Regulation.

Contacts  Please direct all enquiries to media.enquiries@riotinto.com 
Media Relations, UK         Media Relations, Australia 
 Illtud Harri                Jonathan Rose 
 M +44 7920 503 600          M +61 447 028 913 
 David Outhwaite             Matt Chambers 
 M +44 7787 597 493          M +61 433 525 739 
 Media Relations, Americas   Jesse Riseborough 
 Matthew Klar                M +61 436 653 412 
 T +1 514 608 4429           Investor Relations, Australia 
 Investor Relations, UK      Natalie Worley 
 Menno Sanderse              M +61 409 210 462 
 M: +44 7825 195 178         Amar Jambaa 
 David Ovington              M +61 472 865 948 
 M +44 7920 010 978 
 Clare Peever 
 M +44 7788 967 877 
Rio Tinto plc               Rio Tinto Limited 
 6 St James's Square         Level 7, 360 Collins Street 
 London SW1Y 4AD             Melbourne 3000 
 United Kingdom              Australia 
                             T +61 3 9283 3333 
 T +44 20 7781 2000          Registered in Australia 
 Registered in England       ABN 96 004 458 404 
 No. 719885 

This announcement is authorised for release to the market by Steve Allen, Rio Tinto's Group Company Secretary.


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