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Derrick Willingham, British company executive.


Willingham, Derrick was born on December 29, 1932 in Warsop, Nottingham, England. Son of Thomas Henry and Elsie Harriet Willingham.


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With Dunlop Group, Brimingham and London, 1956-1974, group controller, 1971-1974, deputy finance director, 1972-1974. Finance director Stone-Platt Industries Ltd., London, 1974-1977, chairman pump division, 1977-1980, chairman, 1980-1984. Chairman Hayward Tyler Pump Division, Thyssen Bornemisza Incorporated, New York York City, since 1984.

President Sterling Pump Companies, Stamford, Connecticut, since 1979. Chairman Hayward Tyler Ltd., United Kingdom, since 1977, Hayward Tyler Pump Company, United States of America, since 1977, Hayward Tyler Inc., United States of America, since 1977, Molotte BV, Holland, 1977-1984, Tyler Pompe, Italy.


Served with British National Service, 1954-1956. Fellow Institute Cost and Management Accountants (council since 1975, president 1982-1983 London branch president 1974-1976). Member British Pump Manufacturers Association (member council since 1977), University Nottingham Conservative Association (president 1952-1953), University Nottingham Economics Society (secretary 1953-1954).

Member Church of England. Clubs: Woburn Golf and Country, Royal Automobile.


Married Pat Webb, December 31, 1956. Children– John Robert, Elizabeth Christina.

Thomas Henry

Elsie Harriet Willingham

Pat Webb

John Robert Willingham

Elizabeth Christina Willingham