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Robert Norman Norman Gunn

Robert Norman Gunn, British pharmaceutical company executive. Served to lieutenant Army, 1944-1947.; Member Association British Pharmaceutical Industry (board management 1981-1984, vice president 1983-1984), confederation British Industry (council 1985-1990), British Institute Management (board Companion 1986-1988), Institute Directors.; Member Church of Scotland.

Background

  • Gunn, Robert Norman was born on December 16, 1925 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Son of Donald Macfie and Margaret (Pallister) Gunn.

  • Education

    • 1 child, Jane Victoria. Master of Arts with honors, Oxford University, 1951. Merchandise buyer Boots Company PLC, London, 1951-1970, head warehousing and distribution, Nottingham, 1971-1973, director property, 1973-1978, director industrial division, 1979-1983, vice chairman, chief executive, 1983-1985, chairman, chief executive, 1985-1987, chairman, 1987-1990.

      Director Foseco plc, Birmingham, since 1984. Member Polytechnics and Colleges Funding Council, since 1988, Nottingham Development Enterprise, since 1988. Director East Midlands Electricity, since 1989.

    Career

    • Joined The Boots Company 1951, Merchandise Buyer 1962-1970, Head of Warehousing and Distribution 1971-1973, Director of Property 1973-1978, Director Industrial Division 1979-1983 (Manager Director 1980-1983), Vice-Chair, and Chief Executive The Boots Company PLC 1983-1985, Chair, and Chief Executive Officer 1985-1987, Chairman 1987-1990. Director Foseco PLC 1984-1991, East Midlands Electricity since 1989, Nottingham Building Society since 1990.

    Religion

    Denomination: Church of Scotland

    Membership

    Served to lieutenant Army, 1944-1947. Member Association British Pharmaceutical Industry (board management 1981-1984, vice president 1983-1984), confederation British Industry (council 1985-1990), British Institute Management (board Companion 1986-1988), Institute Directors. Member Church of Scotland.

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    Interests

    Gardening, theatre.

    Connections

    • Married Joan Parry, March 17, 1956. 1 child, Jane Victoria.
    • father: Donald Macfie Gunn
    • mother: Margaret (Pallister) Gunn
    • spouse: Joan Parry
    • child: Jane Victoria Gunn
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