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publishing executive

Derek James Richardson Smail, British publishing executive. Board directors Tyne and Wear Foundation, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 1995; colonel The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, Northumberland, England, 1967-1995. With Army, 1968-1971. Member Scottish Newspaper Publications Association (president 1987-1988), New Zealand Society (vice president).

Background

Smail, Derek James Richardson was born on June 26, 1949 in Berwick-Upon-Tweed, England. Son of James Ingram Miles and Dorothy Margaret (Reese) Smail.

Career

Director, Tweeddale Press Ltd., Berwick-Upon-Tweed, 1973-1985; managing director, Tweeddale Press Ltd., Berwick-Upon-Tweed, since 1985; chairman, Tweeddale Press Ltd., Berwick-Upon-Tweed, since 1995. Chairman Commonwealth Public Ltd., since 1998.

Membership

Board directors Tyne and Wear Foundation, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 1995. Colonel The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, Northumberland, England, 1967-1995. With Army, 1968-1971.

Member Scottish Newspaper Publications Association (president 1987-1988), New Zealand Society (vice president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, cricket, rugby, physical fitness.

Connections

Married Anne Sutherland, February 8, 1974. Married Julia Anne, Henry James Richardson.

father:
James Ingram Miles Smail

mother:
Dorothy Margaret (Reese) Smail

spouse:
Julia Anne

spouse:
Anne Sutherland