Fire

Lifetime achievement award.(People)

The Fire 2004 Conference and Exhibition saw William Thompson Brown (known as Bill), Chairman of Angloco, receive a lifetime achievement award at the Gala Dinner held at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester.

Born in 1936 in Staithes, North Yorkshire, Bill was educated at Leeds University and Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge before beginning his career in fast moving consumer goods with Proctor and Gamble, Unilever and Newton Chambers. He then moved into management consultancy with clients including Esso and ICI, gaining his first taste of the specialist vehicle industry with Hestair Ltd as Group Marketing Director of the company's Envec Division which included Dennis, Eagle Engineering and Yorkshire Vehicles. …

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