Reay Geddes

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(businessman)
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BornMay 7, 1912
DiedFebruary 19, 1998 (Age 85)
NationalityUK
Alma materRugby School, Cambridge University
ParentsEric Campbell Geddes
Member ofTrilateral Commission
Chairman of Dunlop, Bilderberger

Sir Anthony Reay Mackay Geddes was chairman of Dunlop from 1968-78. His 1966 report was instrumental in the creation of Upper Clyde Shipbuilders.[1]

Background

Reay Geddes was son of Sir Eric Campbell Geddes. "From a Scottish background, he was educated at Rugby School and Cambridge, and joined the Bank of England as a trainee in 1932, three years before he joined Dunlop, where he spent the rest of his working life."[2]

Activities

Geddes pushed hard for the merger of Dunlop with Pirelli.[citation needed]


 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
Bilderberg/19652 April 19654 April 1965Italy
Villa d'Este
The 14th Bilderberg meeting, held in Italy
Bilderberg/197821 April 197823 April 1978US
New Jersey
Princeton University
The 26th Bilderberg, held in the US
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