Richard Douglas LAPTHORNE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1943-04-25
Education Calday Grange GS, Univ of Liverpool (BCom)
Publications N/A
Recreations gardening, opera, travel
Clubs N/A
Style Sir Richard Lapthorne, CBE
Career trainee Unilever Audit UCMDS 1965-67, fin accountant Lever Brothers (Zambia) Ltd 1967-69, accountant Unilever Pensions 1969-71, chief accountant Food Industries Ltd 1971-74, commercial offr Urachem Div Unilever Holland 1974-75; commercial dir: Synthetic Resins Ltd 1975-77, Sheby SA Paris 1977-80, Urachem Div 1980-81, Crosfields Chemicals Ltd 1981-83; Courtaulds plc: gp fin controller 1983-86, gp fin dir 1986-92, pres Courtaulds United States Inc 1986-92; British Aerospace plc: fin dir 1992-98, vice-chm 1998-99; non-exec chm: Amersham International plc 1996-97 (non-exec dir 1988-2003), Nycomed Amersham (following merger, now Amersham plc) 1999-2003 (dep chm 1997-99), Morse Group Ltd 1998-2008, Avecia 1999-2005, TI Automotive 2001-03, Cable and Wireless plc 2003-, New Look 2005-, McLaren Gp 2009-; non-exec dir: Orange plc 1996-99, Robert Fleming Holdings Ltd 1998-2002, Oasis International Leasing Ltd (Abu Dhabi) 1997-2006, McLaren Automotive 2009-; tstee: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew 1998- (HM The Queen's rep 2004-), Calibre (books for the blind) 1999-2008, Tommys Campaign 2002-; memb: Industry Devpt Advsy Bd 1996-2000, Advsy Bd Cancer Research Campaign 1998-2001; FCCA, FCMA, FCTA, CIMgt
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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