Eric DANCER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1940-04-17
Education King Edward VII Sch Sheffield, Sheffield Poly, Inst of Mgmnt, Chartered Inst of Purchasing and Supply
Books & Publications
Recreations sailing, reading, music
Clubs Royal Dart Yacht, Army and Navy
Style Sir Eric Dancer, KCVO, CBE, JP
Career surveying asst Fowler Standford & McNab Sheffield 1956-59, asst buyer Moorwood Vulcan Ltd 1959-63, buyer Balfour-Darwins Ltd 1963-67, asst purchasing offr Brightside Foundry & Engineering Co Ltd 1965-1967, chief buyer Metro Cammell Ltd Birmingham 1967-68, supplies mangr Jensen Motors Ltd 1969-72, dir Anglo Nordic Holdings plc London 1972-1980, tstee Dartington Hall Tst 1984-87, chm English Country Crystal 1983-87, md Dartington Hall Corp 1980-87, md Dartington Crystal Ltd 1987-2001; fndr chm: Devon and Cornwall TEC 1989-93, G10; chm Rural Devpt Cmmn Devon 1981-86; chm Magistracy Ctee; memb Bd: Prince's Youth Business Tst 1989-92, SW Regnl Devpt Bd 1984-91; TEC Nat Cncl memb SW Regnl Cncl CBI; memb Wedgwood plc Gp Mgmnt Ctee; memb Nat Cncl (CBI); pres: Duke of Edinburgh Awards (Devon), Devon Historic Churches Tst, Income Tax Cmmrs, Devon RFCA, Devon Playing Fields Assoc, Community Cncl of Devon, Devon Community Fndn, Devon Conservation Forum; county pres Scouts; vice-pres: St Loyes Exeter, The West of England Fndn; patron: Malay and Borneo Veterans Assoc, Army Benevolent Fund (Devon), Devon Historic Buildings Tst, Cancer Research UK, Torquay Natural History Soc; county patron SSAFA; tstee: Exeter Cathedral Music Fndn Tst, Exeter Cathedral Preservation Tst; govr Univ of Plymouth 1992-96; contrib Open Univ course material on effective mgmnt; HM Lord-Lt Devon 1998-2015; Hon Capt Royal Naval Reserve 2001; Freeman City of London 1992, Liveryman Worshipful Co of Glass Sellers 1992; Hon DUniv Sheffield Hallam 1999, Hon LLD Univ of Exeter 2010, Hon DBus Univ of Plymouth 2010; FRSA; KStJ 1998
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