Desmond Henry PITCHER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1935-03-23
Education Liverpool Coll of Technol
Books & Publications Publications Water Under the Bridge - 30 Years of Industrial Management (2003)
Recreations football, opera, golf
Clubs Brooks's, Royal Birkdale Golf, Carlton, RAC, Royal Liverpool Golf, Lancashire CC
Style Sir Desmond Pitcher
Career devpt engr A V Roe & Co 1957-58, systems engr Automatic Telephone & Electrical Co 1958-60, nat mangr engrg Sperry Univac Ltd 1961-69; md: MDS (Data Processing) Ltd 1969-71, Sperry Univac Ltd 1971-73; dep chm Sperry Rand Ltd 1973-76 (dir 1971-73), vice-pres Int Div Sperry Univac Corp 1973-76, dir Br Layland Motor Corp 1976-78; md: Truck and Bus Div BL Ltd 1976-78, Plessey Telecommunications and Office Systems 1978-83; dir Plessey Co 1979-83, non-exec vice-chm The Littlewoods Organisation 1993-95 (chief exec 1983-93), chm and dir Sign Brick 1999-2012; dir: United Utilities plc (formerly North West Water Gp plc) 1990-98 (dep chm 1991-93, chm 1993-98), Steeltower 2001-05, Knowledgebutton Ltd 2002-05; non-exec dir: NatWest Bank (Northern Advsy Bd) 1989-92, National Westminster Bank plc 1994-98; dep chm Everton FC Ltd 1990-98 (dir 1987-98), chm Merseyside Devpt Corp 1991-98, chm Westminster Green Mgmnt Co Ltd 2010; memb Twickenham Advsy Panel Regeneration London Borough of Richmond upon Thames 2011; chm and tstee: Rocking Horse Appeal, Royal Liverpool Childrens Hosp 1997-2003 (vice-pres 2004-); tstee Outward Bound; Faraday lectr 1973-74; Faraday Lectures Instn of Electrical Engrs 1974-75, visiting prof of business policy Univ of Manchester 1993-98, hon fell Liverpool John Moores Univ 1993, various lectures on social implications of computers and micro-electronics; DL Merseyside 1993-99; Freeman: City of London 1987, Worshipful Co of Info Technologists 1987; CEng, FIEE 1968, FBCS 1975, Hon FIDE 1977, CIMgt 1985, FRSA 1987
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Debrett's notebooks

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