George Simpson SIMPSON OF DUNKELD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1942-07-02
Education Morgan Acad Dundee, Dundee Inst of Technol (Dip Business Admin)
Books & Publications
Recreations golf
Clubs Royal Birkdale Golf, New Zealand Golf, Pine Valley Golf, Blaircowrie Golf
Style The Rt Hon Lord Simpson of Dunkeld
Career sr accountant Scottish Gas 1964-68, sr fin position British Leyland 1969-77, fin dir Leyland Truck & Bus Ltd 1978-79; md: Coventry Climax 1980-82, Freight Rover 1983-85, Rover Group Commercial Vehicles 1986-87; chief exec Leyland DAF 1987-88, chm and chief exec Rover Group plc 1989-92, memb Supervisory Bd DAF NV 1989-94, chm Rover Group and dep chief exec British Aerospace plc (parent co) 1992-94; chief exec Lucas Industries plc 1994-96; Marconi plc (formerly GEC plc): md 1996-99, chief exec 1999-2001; non-exec dir: Pilkington plc 1992-99, ICI plc 1995-2001, Alstom SA 1998-, Nestlé SA 1999-, NW Venture Capital Fund Ltd, Bank of Scotland 2001-; pres: SMMT 1995-96 (formerly vice-pres), West Midlands Development Agency 1993-95; industrial prof Univ of Warwick 1991-, memb Govt Advsy Ctee on Business and Environment 1991-93; memb Cmmn on Public Policy and Br Business Inst of Public Policy Research 1995-97; memb Senate Engrg Cncl, memb Euro Round Table, govr London Business Sch; FCCA, ACIS, FIMI, FCIT, FRSA
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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