ALL THE WAY: From ballet to boards, Sam Walsh is a strong supporter of the arts. Photo: Grant Currall

Walsh plays crucial support role

SAM Walsh’s eyes light up when he talks about the arts.

As the head of Rio Tinto Iron Ore, a division that accounts for 70 per cent of the company’s earnings, his business acumen over many years is well documented. More recently, however, it’s his enthusiasm for cultural pursuits that is gaining him plaudits.


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