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Rio Tinto PLC

04 May 2022

 4 May 2022 

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 / KMP to both the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

UK Share Plan (UKSP)

The UK Share Plan is an HMRC approved Share Incentive Plan under which qualifying UK employees are able to purchase, on a quarterly basis, Rio Tinto plc ordinary shares of 10p each ('shares'). Shares are purchased out of monthly deductions from salary and participants are allocated an equivalent number of shares free of charge ('matching shares'). Qualifying UK employees are also awarded Free shares once a year.

Rio Tinto plc shares held in the UKSP are subject to dividend reinvestment whereby cash dividends are used to buy Rio Tinto plc shares in the market.

The following PDMR / KMP were awarded Free shares on 29 April 2022:

 Security     Name of PDMR / KMP    Number of shares   Price per share 
                                     awarded            GBP 
 Rio Tinto 
  plc         Baatar, Bold          63                 56.28 
             --------------------  -----------------  ---------------- 
 Rio Tinto 
  plc         Cunningham, Peter     63                 56.28 
             --------------------  -----------------  ---------------- 
 Rio Tinto 
  plc         Stausholm, Jakob      63                 56.28 
             --------------------  -----------------  ---------------- 

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      Amar Jambaa 
 Menno Sanderse              M +61 472 865 948 
 M: +44 7825 195 178 
 David Ovington 
 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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