Papers of John Whitehorn CMG (1924-2003), Federation of British Industry/Confederation of British Industry official... Papers of John Whitehorn CMG (1924-2003), Federation of British Industry/Confederation of British Industry official, 1949-1983
Papers relating to Whitehorn's mentor Sir Norman Kipping; photographs of meetings, etc.
1 box (2 items)
John Whitehorn was born on 19 May 1924. He joined the Federation of British Industry in 1947, serving as first personal assistant to Sir Norman Kipping, the Director-General, and then working under Douglas Walker, the General Secretary. He was appointed Deputy Director (Overseas) in 1961 and a Director in 1963. He retired as Deputy Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry in 1978. In 1974 he was awarded the CMG for services to exports. After he left the CBI he took on a number of directorships, including Lilley Industries and Mitchell Cotts. He died on 30 May 2003.
Reference: page from 'FBI Review' in 1314/1; information from donor.
Main FBI and CBI archives.
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