Crichton And Turnbull Named To MacGregor Centrex Board

Continuing the expansion of its European operations, MacGregor announces the appointments of Sir Andrew Crichton and D.E. Turnbull to the 'board of MacGregor Centrex Limited.

Based near London Airport, MacGregor Centrex is the parent company of the Group's U.K. operating companies, which are members of the International MacGregor Organisation, world leaders in the supply of sliipaccess equipment.

Joining MacGregor as a non-executive director, Sir Andrew was chairman of Overseas Containers Ltd., from its formation in 1966 until 1973. He is a member of the U.K. Chamber of Shipping Council, vice chairman of the Port of London Authority and a member of the National Freight Corporation. His other directorships include P & O, Hodge Finance Ltd., Jessel Trust ltd., Southern Ferries Ltd., and he is a member of the Court of the Chartered Bank.

Previous to his appointment as commercial director of MacGregor Centrex Ltd., Mr. Turnbull was a senior executive of the P & O Group, which he joined in 1952. After working for the Group in the Far East, he returned to the U.K. in 1965, and became development manager of the P & O General Cargo Division.

He has a B.A. degree in economics from St. John's College, Cambridge.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 32,  Apr 1974

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