How Geoff Donaldson tamed Australia's wild west

Australia owes a lot to Geoff Donaldson's pioneering achievements with Woodside, which still hold lessons for boards of low-priced miners.

Each week CSL and Woodside vie for the 10th place among Australia’s top 150 listed companies.

Both owe their pre-eminent position to a single person. In the case of CSL, it is Brian McNamee. In the case of Woodside it is Geoff Donaldson.

McNamee retired last month. Geoff Donaldson died a few days ago aged 99.

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