(Ila) Dianne THOMPSON

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1950-12-31
Education Batley Girls' GS, Manchester Poly (Univ of London external BA), Inst of Mktg (sr exec dip)
Books & Publications
Recreations theatre, entertaining, dining out, travel, reading
Clubs N/A
Style Mrs Dianne Thompson, CBE
Career product and gp product mangr Cooperative Wholesale Soc 1972-74, export and UK mktg mangr ICI Paints Div 1974-79, md Thompson Maud Jones (Advertising) Ltd 1981-86, mktg dir Sterling Roncraft 1986-88, md Sandvik Saws and Tools Ltd 1988-92, dir of mktg Woolworths plc 1992-94, mktg dir Signet Group plc (formerly Ratners) 1994-97, chief exec Camelot Gp plc 2000- (commercial ops dir 1997-1999); non-exec chair RadioCentre 2009-; non-exec dir: RAC Gp plc 2002-05, Wyevale Garden Centres 2005, Domino's Pizza 2006-10; dir London First 2008-11; sr lectr in strategic planning and marketing Manchester Poly 1979-86, sr conslt Business and Technol Centre 1985-86; pres CIM 2000-04; tstee Born Free 2007-12; chair Advsy Bd Aston Univ Business Sch 2008-10, chllr Manchester Met Univ 2011-; memb: Mktg Gp, Women's Advtg Club of London, Cncm ISBA 1998-2006, Cncl ASA 2001-04, Bd DTI Gp 2002-04, Press Compliants Cmmn 2003-08, President's Ctee CBI 2004-07; Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year 2000, Marketer of the Year 2001, Gold Medal CMI 2006, European Women of Achievement Award for Business 2006, Yorks Woman of the Year 2007; Companion Inst of Mgmnt 2002; Liveryman Worshipful Co of Marketors; Hon DBA Manchester Metropolitan Univ, Hon DCL Univ of Huddersfield, Hon DLitt Middlesex Univ, Hon DLitt Westminter Univ, Hon DLitt Oxford Brookes Univ, Hon DSc Cranfield Univ, Hon DSc Aston Univ; fell Mktg Soc 2001; FCIM 2000, FRSA 2000, FCAM 2003
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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