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Rio banks on J-S's strategic thinking

Sam Walsh was brought into Rio Tinto to steady the ship after a few tumultuous years of ill-judged corporate activity. Oddly enough, the man the Anglo-Australian company is replacing him with, Jean-Sébastien Jacques, has come into contact with some of these notable failures.

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Copper is likely to play a leading role in Rio Tinto under J-S's reign

J-S, as he is known, takes over from Walsh – a man more than 20 years his senior – on July 1 and has already been billed as the one to transform Rio from a ruthless iron ore cost-cutter to a

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