George Jeffrey BULL

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1936-07-16
Education Ampleforth
Publications N/A
Recreations golf, shooting, photography
Clubs The Pilgrims, Cavalry and Guards', Royal Worlington Golf (memb Cncl 2008-11), Nulli Secundus
Style Sir George Bull
Career Lt Coldstream Gds 1954-57, served in Ger and UK; Dorland Advertising Ltd 1957, Twiss Browning and Hallowes wine merchants 1958, md Gilbey Vintners Ltd 1970, md Int Distillers and Vintners UK Ltd 1973, md IDV Europe Ltd 1977, dep md IDV Ltd 1982, dir Grand Metropolitan Ltd 1985, chief exec Grand Metropolitan Drinks Sector and IDV Ltd 1987, chm and chief exec IDV Ltd 1984-1992; Grand Metropolitan plc: gp chief exec 1993-95, gp chm 1995-97; jt gp chm Diageo plc (following merger with Guinness plc) 1997-98 (non-exec dir 1998-2000), chm J Sainsbury plc 1998-2004; non-exec dir: United News and Media plc (formerly United Newspapers plc) 1993-98, BNP Paribas UK Holdings 2000-04, The Maersk Co Ltd 2001-06, Marakon Assocs 2002-06; dir Br Overseas Trading Bd 1990-95; memb: Exec Ctee GMFA 1992-94, President's Ctee CBI 1993-1996, BACC Advsy Bd 1994-98, Ctee Westminster Cathederal Centenary Appeal 1995-96; chm: Wine and Spirit Assoc of GB 1975-76, Ampleforth Bi-centenary Appeal 1999-2004; pres Wine & Spirit Benevolent Soc 2000-01; dir US Adv Educ Fndn 1994-98, founding dir The Mktg Cncl 1995-2000; pres Advtg Assoc (AA) 1996-2000; vice-pres Mencap 2000- (chm Jubilee Appeal Ctee 1995-98); chm Old Codgers Assoc 2006-; dir/sec Chapel Annunciation Furneux Pelham 2010-; Mktg Hall of Fame 1998; hon pres Perkins Bull Collection Inc 2008-; patron Keepers of the Quaich 1996-2005 (Grand Master 1995-96), confrater Ampleforth Abbey 2005-, patron Anchor House Project 2010-; Freeman City of London 1995, memb Worshipful Co of Distillers 1995-; FRSA 1992-98, Hon FCIM 1995 (vice-pres 1994), hon fell Mktg Soc 1997 (memb 1997); Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur 1994, Chevalier du Tastevin 2005
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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