Sir Ronnie Hampel
In 1991: "Mr. Hampel is on the board of British Aerospace P.L.C. and Commercial Union Assurance Company P.L.C. He is also a member of the executive of the British North American Committee, a business group, and he is a companion of the British Institute of Management, an association of British managers. He was a director of the American Chamber of Commerce from 1988 to 1991." 
In 1993 Hampel was a non-executive director of British Aerospace and chief operating officer of Imperial Chemical Industries.  In 2002 it was reported that he was chairman of United Business Media plc, and had served as the chairman of ICI plc (1995-99), and was "chairing the Committee on Corporate Governance and the Trustees of the Eden Project, and as a member of the Committee at Wimbledon." 
In 1999: "He is a non-executive director of British Aerospace and Aluminium Company of America, an advisory director of Teijin (Japan) and was previously a non-executive director of Commercial Union and Powell Duffryn. He chaired the Committee on Corporate Governance from 1996 to 1998." 
"Ronnie Hampel retired as Chairman of United Business Media plc in November 2002. He previously spent 44 years with ICI, where he joined the Board in 1985, became COO in 1991, CEO in 1993 and was Chairman from 1995-1999. He is a non-executive director of Alcoa Inc, and Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust. He is Chairman of the Trustees of the Eden Project and a member of the Committee of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. He was Chairman of the Committee on Corporate Governance from 1995-1998. He read Modern Languages and Law at Cambridge and is an Honorary Fellow of Corpus Christi College. He was knighted in the 1995 New Year’s Honours.
"Ronnie Hampel was formerly a member of the Steering Committee of the European Round Table, of the UK Advisory Board on INSEAD, of the Listed Companies Advisory Committee of the London Stock Exchange, and of the Nomination Committee of the New York Stock Exchange. He was a Non-Executive Director of Powell Duffryn PLC from 1983-1988, of Commercial Union Plc from 1987-1995, of BAE SYSTEMS plc from 1989-2002, and Chairman of United Business Media from 1999-2002. He was a Member of the Executive Committee of the British-North American Committee from 1987-1995, and a Director of the American Chamber of Commerce from 1988-1991. He was from 1997 to 2001 a member of the Advisory Committee of the Karlpreis Aachen (Charlemagne Prize). He was a member of the Council of Action on Addiction from 1994-1999.
"Ronnie Hampel was born in 1932." 
Resources and articles
Related Sourcewatch articles
- New Chief of Operations For Imperial Chemical, New York Times, accessed April 21, 2009.
- Profile: The alchemist from ICI: Ronnie Hampel's job is to refine the demerged giant and turn it back into gold. David Bowen reports, independent, accessed April 21, 2009.
- Sir Ronnie Hampel - If I had to start again, managementtoday, accessed April 21, 2009.
- Sir Ronald Hampel to Succeed Lord Stevens as Chairman of United News, prnewswire, accessed April 21, 2009.
- BBC Charter Review Informed Seminars - Guest Speakers Biographies, BBC, accessed April 21, 2009.
- Express newspaper group sold for £125m, independent, accessed April 21, 2009.