Coffee Pod #12: Sam Walsh AO: Lessons from a Titan of Industry


Sam Walsh was Rio Tinto chief executive from January 2013 to July 2016, the culmination of a 25-year career with the international mining group. Sam was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2010 and was awarded a Gold Medal by the Australian Institute of Company Director in 2012 . A strong supporter of the arts, Sam serves on the Board of the Arts Council of Australia and is patron of the Western Australian State Theatre. This podcast focuses on driving change in large organisations, the role of business in the community and the challenge of leading 66,000 employees across 40 countries.