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John MacFarlane McConnell

distillery executive

John MacFarlane McConnell, distillery executive. Member Gin Rectifiers and Distillers Association (chairman 1967-1970).

Background

McConnell, John MacFarlane was born on December 29, 1924. Son of John Maclean and Mollie Isobel (MacFarlane) C.

Education

Educated Stowe, Christ Church, Oxford University With Tanqueray, Gordon & Company Ltd., London, 1946-1970, managing director, 1962-1970. Director Distillers Company p.l.c., London from 1965, president, since 1986. Chairman United Glass Holdings p.l.c., 1979-1983.

President, Royal Warrant Holders Association, 1975-1976.

Career

Chairman United Glass Holdings p.l.

Membership

Member Gin Rectifiers and Distillers Association (chairman 1967-1970). Clubs: Royal and Ancient (St. Andrews).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf; shooting.

Connections

Married Jean Matheson Sutherland Mackay, 1949.

father:
John Maclean C.

mother:
Mollie Isobel (MacFarlane) C.

spouse:
Jean Matheson Sutherland Mackay