William COCKBURN

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1943-02-28
Education Holy Cross Acad Edinburgh (Dip)
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Style William Cockburn, Esq, CBE, TD
Career TA Royal Logistic Corps Postal and Courier Serv 1968, Hon Col 1990, Hon Col Cmdt 1996-2007; PO: Glasgow 1961, PA to Chm 1971-73, asst dir of fin and planning 1973-77, dir of central planning 1977-78, dir postal fin 1978-79, dir London Postal Region 1979-82, memb PO Bd 1981, memb for Fin Counter Servs and Planning 1982-84, memb for Royal Mail Ops 1984-86; md Royal Mail 1986-92, chief exec The Post Office 1992-95, chm International Postal Corporation 1994-95; chief exec W H Smith Group plc 1996-97 (dir 1995-97), gp md British Telecommunications plc 1997-2001; non-exec chm Parity Group plc 2001-04, non-exec dep chm Business Post Group plc 2002-; non-exec dir: Watkins Holdings Ltd 1985-93, Lex Service plc 1993-2002, Whitbread plc 1995 (resigned Nov), Centrica plc 1996-99; dep chm AWG plc 2003-06; non-exec memb Bd Business in the Community 1990-2003, memb Cncl The Industrial Soc 1992-2002, govr Euro Fndn for Quality Mgmnt 1992-95, chm Sch Teachers' Review Body 2002-08, chm Sr Salaries Review Bd 2008-, non-exec dir Exec Ctee Army Bd 2008-11; Freeman City of London 1980; CIMgt 1995; FCIT 1991, FRSA 1992
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