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Walsh comes to end of Rio production line

Time caught up with Sam Walsh, the milk-jug collecting chief executive of Rio Tinto who turns 67 later this year, an age that always meant his term at the top would end sooner rather than later.

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One of Sam Walsh's biggest successes at Rio was the Hope Downs negotiation with Gina Rinehart

Whether he is ready to go is another question because if there’s one thing certain about old men it is that they have a habit of hanging around a bit too long, partly in the belief that there’s no-one