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Donald James Barron

Donald BARRON, businessman. Awards 1983. Board of Banking Supervision 1987-1989; Council of C.B.I. 1966-1981, Society Science Research Council 1971-1972, University Grants Committee 1972-1981, Council Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland 1980-1981, Council of British Institute of Management 1979-1980; NEDC 1983-1985.

Background

  • Barron, Donald James was born on March 17, 1921 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Son of Albert Gibson and Elizabeth (MacDonald) Barron.

  • Education

    • George Heriot’s School, Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh.

    Career

    • Joined Rowntree & Company Ltd. 1952, Director 1961, Vice-Chairman 1965. Chairman Rowntree Mackintosh Ltd.

      1966-1981; Vice-Chairman Midland Bank PLC 1981-1982 (Director 1972-1987), Chairman 1982-1987. Chairman Canada Life Assurance Company of Great Britain 1983 (Director since 1980). Director Investors in Industry Group PLC since 1980, Canada Life Unit Trust Mans. since 1980.

      Chairman since 1981; Director Clydesdale Bank 1986-1987. Governor London Business School 1982-1989. Treasure University of York 1966-1972, a Pro-Chancellor since 1982.

      Honorary Doctor (Loughborough 1982, Heriot-Watt 1983, Council for National Academic.

    Membership

    Board of Banking Supervision 1987-1989. Council of C.B.I. 1966-1981, Society Science Research Council 1971-1972, University Grants Committee 1972-1981, Council Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland 1980-1981, Council of British Institute of Management 1979-1980. NEDC 1983-1985.

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    Interests

    Golf, tennis, travelling, gardening.

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    • Married Gillian Mary Saville, July 4, 1956. Children– Alastair John, David James, Roderick Michael, Felicity, Julia Elizabeth Mary.
    • father: Albert Gibson Barron
    • mother: Elizabeth (MacDonald) Barron
    • spouse: Gillian Mary Saville
    • children: Alastair John Barron
    • David James Barron
    • Roderick Michael Barron
    • Felicity Barron
    • Julia Elizabeth Mary Barron
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