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Insurance company executive

Richard Arthur Gamble, British insurance company executive. Fellow: Institute Chartered Accountants in England and Wales; member: Institute Management.

Background

Gamble, Richard Arthur was born on September 19, 1939 in New Malden, Surrey, England. Son of Arthur and Grace Emily (Little) Gamble.

Career

Articled clerk W.J. Gilbert & Company, London, 1957—1962. Assistant manager Turquand Youngs & Company, 1962—1966. Director, company secretary Lee Davy Group, Ltd., 1966—1968.

Director, secretary Hamilton Smith, Lloyd's Brokers, 1968—1970. Finance director Lowndes Lambert International, Lloyd's Brokers, 1970—1976. European finance director Data 100 Northern Telecommunications Systems, 1976—1980.

Finance director McDonnell Douglas International Systems, 1980—1984. Director McDonnell Douglas United Kingdom, 1980—1984. Deputy Chief Financial Officer British Airways, 1984—1989.

Group finance director Royal Insurance Holdings PLC, 1989—1991, group chief operating officer, 1991, group Chief Executive Officer, 1992—1996, Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Group, London, 1996—1998. Non-executive chairman Denne Group Ltd., since 2001. Non-executive director Excel Airways Group, since 2003.

Board director Highway Insurance Holdings Plc, 2003, chairman audit committee.

Membership

Fellow: Institute Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Member: Institute Management.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sports, golf, theater, walking.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Ann Atkyns, March 26, 1966. Children: Simon, James.

father:
Arthur Gamble

mother:
Grace Emily (Little) Gamble

spouse:
Elizabeth Ann Atkyns

child:
Simon Gamble

child:
James Gamble