William Kenneth James Weir WEIR

Biography

Gender Male
Titles also Baron Weir (UK 1918)
Birthdate 1933-11-09
Education Eton, Trinity Coll Cambridge (BA)
Books & Publications
Recreations golf, shooting
Clubs White's
Style The Rt Hon the Viscount Weir
Career Nat Serv with RN 1955-57; chm: Great Northern Investment Trust Ltd 1975-82, Weir Group plc 1983-98 (vice-chm 1981-83, chm and chief exec 1972-81, chm 1983-99); co-chm RIT and Northern plc 1982-83, vice-chm St James's Place Capital plc; dir: British Steel Corporation 1972-76, Balfour Beatty plc (formerly BICC plc) 1977- (chm 1996-2003), Br Bank of the Middle East 1977-79, Canadian Pacific Ltd 1989-2001, CP Ships (chm 2001-04), L F Rothschild Unterberg Towbin 1983-85; memb: Ct of Bank of England 1972-84, Scottish Econ Cncl 1972-84, Engrg Industries Cncl 1975-80, London Advsy Ctee of Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp 1980-92; chm: Engrg Design Res Centre 1988-91, Patrons of Nat Galleries of Scotland 1984-94, Major British Exporters 1994-99, British Water 1998-2000; pres BEAMA 1988-89 and 1993-95; Hon DEng Univ of Glasgow 1993; FIBF 1984, MIES 1985, FRSA 1987, Hon FREng 1993
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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