Don Voelte, Sam Walsh join WAN

Woodside boss Don Voelte and Rio Tinto Iron Ore CEO Sam Walsh are surprise additions to the board of West Australian Newspapers Holdings, while Channel Seven's Chris Wharton has been appointed as WAN's chief executive.


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Now that Mr Stokes has won control he must enforce integrity and independence at levels of management for WAN to retrieve the quality journalism that it had disseminated over a 7yr period and all but destroyed in the last 4 years. Economic prudence with a considered restructure is the only life line available to bring readers back.

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