Rio Tinto chief ex­ec­u­tive an­nounces re­tire­ment

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Rio Tinto chief ex­ec­u­tive Sam Walsh has an­nounced his re­tire­ment from the helm of the world’s se­cond-big­gest min­ing com­pany. The an­nounce­ment was made by Rio at its head of­fice in Lon­don last week.

Rio said Mr Walsh would hand the reins to the com­pany’s 44-year-old cop­per and coal boss Jean-Se­bastien Jac­ques on July 2.

“I have been se­ri­ously for­tu­nate to lead one of the world’s best com­pa­nies,” he said.

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