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Former WTO, Goldman and BP chief Peter Sutherland dies at 71

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By Padraic HalpinDUBLIN (Reuters) - Former World Trade Organization director general Peter Sutherland, who was also a long-serving chairman of oil giant BP and the overseas arm of Goldman Sachs, died on Sunday aged 71.The Jesuit-educated barrister, who also served as Ireland's youngest attorney general and then youngest European Union commissioner during the 1980s, had been ill for some time, Irish broadcaster RTE reported, citing a statement from his family. "Peter Sutherland was a statesman in every sense of the word; an Irishman, a committed European and a proud internationalist," Irish ...

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 09:34 IST
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