Meet Sir Ian Gibson, Chairman of Morrisons plc

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Sir Ian's talk will address how the Board team shapes the style of the broader management team and how this does (and does not) influence leading the 10,000+ colleague team.

Event details:

Tuesday 27 March 2012, 18.00-20.30
Lecture Theatre 1R026, R Block, University of the West of England,
Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane,
Bristol BS16 1QY

Biography:

Sir Ian Gibson, CBE, attended Manchester University and after graduating joined the Ford Motor Group in Dagenham before joining Nissan Motors in 1984 where he reached the positions of President of Nissan Europe and Senior Vice President of Nissan Group.  He has lived in Germany, Holland, Spain and France.

Sir Ian joined the Board of Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc in September 2007 as Deputy Chairman, leading to his current appointment as Chairman in March 2008 following the retirement of Sir Kenneth Morrison.  He is also currently the Chairman of the Board of Trinity Mirror, to which post he was appointed in May 2006.

His previous appointments include Chairman of BPB plc, the Court of the Bank of England, Deputy Chairman of Asda Group plc, Senior non-executive director of Northern Rock plc and a non-executive director of both GKN plc and Greggs plc.

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