HC Deb 20 March 1998 vol 308 c771W
Mr. Faber

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to his answer of 16 March 1998,Official Report, column 475, on making his Department more commercial, if he will list the 35 business leaders who have agreed to act as ambassadors for British business. [35588]

Mr. Fatchett

The 35 business leaders appointed to be Ambassadors for British Business are as listed. In addition Sir David Alliance, Chairman of Coats Viyella, has just been appointed an Ambassador for British Business, and Adair Turner, Director-General of the CBI, has agreed to act in this capacity as well.

Ambassadors for British Business

  1. 1. Sir Christopher Benson, Chairman, Albright & Wilson plc
  2. 2. Sir Ian Prosser, Chairman, Bass plc
  3. 3. Mr. David John, Chairman, BOC
  4. 4. Ms Anita Roddick, Chief Executive, The Body Shop International plc
  5. 5. Mr. John Browne, Chief Executive, BP Group of Companies
  6. 6. Mr. Allan Gormly, Chairman, BPB plc
  7. 7. Sir Colin Marshall, Chairman, British Airways plc
  8. 8. Mr. Tony Pedder, Executive Director, British Steel plc
  9. 9. Sir lain Valiance, Chairman, BT
  10. 10. Lord Paul, Chairman, Caparo Group Limited
  11. 11. Ms June de Moller, Managing Director, Carlton Communications plc
  12. 12. Mr. John McGrath, Chief Executive, Diageo
  13. 13. Sir Colin Southgate, Chairman, EMI Group plc
  14. 14. Lord Simpson, Managing Director, GEC
  15. 15. Sir Richard Sykes, Chairman, Glaxo Wellcome plc
  16. 16. Mr. lain Dale, Chairman, Henderson TR Pacific Investment Trust
  17. 17. Sir Ronald Hempel, Chairman, ICI
  18. 18. Mr. Nicholas Scheele, Chairman & Chief Executive, Jaguar Cars Limited
  19. 19. Sir Geoffrey Mulcahy, Chairman, Kingfisher Group plc
  20. 20. Sir Christopher Harding, Chairman, Legal and General
  21. 21. Sir Trevor Chinn, Lex Service plc
  22. 22. Sir Richard Greenbury, Chairman & Chief Executive, Marks & Spencer
  23. 23. Mr. James Leek, Chairman, McLeod Russell Holdings plc
  24. 24. Mr. David Brown, Chairman, Motorola Limited
  25. 25. Mr. Christopher Hoskins, Chairman, Northern Foods plc
  26. 26. Mr. Robert Wilson, Chairman, Rio Tinto plc
  27. 27. Sir Ralph Robins, Chairman, Rolls Royce
  28. 28. Lord Sainsbury, Chairman & Chief Executive, J. Sainsbury plc
  29. 29. Mr Paul Smith, Chief Executive, Paul Smith Limited
  30. 30. Mr. Patrick Gillam, Chairman, Standard Chartered Bank
  31. 31. Sir Robert Clarke, Chairman, Thames Water plc
  32. 32. Mr. John Neill, Chief Executive, Unipart Group
  33. 33. Sir Nigel Rudd, Williams Holdings plc
  34. 34. Mr. Martin Sorrell, Group Chief Executive, WPP Group plc
  35. 35. Sir David Barnes, Chairman, Zeneca Pharmaceuticals

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