One jotter calls Tom Albanese the victim of low aluminium prices, while another says the market saw Rio Tinto's writedowns coming.

A $14 billion dollar writedown is about as good an excuse as any to end the tenure of a chief executive who had already been around for almost six years. Rio Tinto boss Tom Albanese is no more, replaced by iron ore chief Sam Walsh.

It’s been coming for a long time. This morning, Australia’s business commentators have a story for you they’ve been waiting years to tell.


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