Charles Lamb Allen ALLEN OF KENSINGTON

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1957-01-04
Education N/A
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Recreations theatre, travel
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Style The Lord Allen of Kensington, CBE
Career accountant British Steel 1974-79, dep audit mangr TM Gp Galaghers plc 1979-82; Grand Metropolitan plc: dir GrandMet International Services Ltd 1982-85, gp md Compass Vending and Grand Metropolitan Innovations Ltd 1986-87, md GIS Middle East Ltd 1987-88; md Compass Group plc (following buyout from GrandMet) 1988-91; chief exec Leisure Div Granada Gp plc 1991-92, chief exec Granada TV 1992-96 (chm 1996-2000), chm Granada Leisure and Services to Business Div 1994-2000, chief exec LWT (following takeover by Granada) 1994-96 (chm 1996-), chief operating offr Granada Gp plc 1995-96, chief exec Granada Gp plc 1996-2000, chm Forte plc (following takeover by Granada) 1996-2000, chm GMTV 1996-2000 (dep chm 1994-96), chm Yorkshire Tyne Tees Television 1997-2000, dep chm Granada Compass plc 2000-01, exec chm Granada plc 2000-04, chief exec ITV plc 2004-07, chm EMI Music 2008-10; chm Global Radio Gp 2007-, non-exec dir Virgin Media 2008-13, dir Endemol 2008- (chair 2013), GET AS 2009-, ptnr Xsequor Partners 2009-, chm 2 Sisters Food Gp 2011-, dir ISS AS 2013-; non-exec dir Tesco plc 1999-2010, memb Liberty Global European Advsy Cncl; chief advsr Home Office 2006-08, sr advsr Goldman Sachs 2008-, advsr Terra Firma 2010-; Race for Opportunity 1997-2000; dir International Cncl; vice-pres RTS; dep chm Business in the Community 1997-2008; chm Br Hospitality Cncl 1998-2000, dir Br Hospitality Assoc 1998-2000, chm Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games 2000-03, vice-chm London 2012 2003-, dir LOCOG 2005-13, chm Join In Tst 2012-, memb Mgmnt Bd Lab Pty 2012-, chair Br Red Cross 2013-; HRH The Prince of Wales Ambassador Award 1999; Hon DBA Manchester Metropolitan Univ 1999, Hon DLitt Univ of Salford 2002, Hon DEcon Southampton Solent Univ 2006; fell Chartered Mgmnt Accountants (FCMA), FHCIMA, FRSA
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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