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Sir Alec. 1914--2000, British stage and film actor. His films include Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), for which he won an Oscar, and Star Wars (1977); TV roles include Le Carr?'s George Smiley
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Gary Hughes biography Employment September 2000 to May 2005 Group Finance Director, Emap Plc 1996 to 2000 Group Finance Director, SMG plc 1994 to 1996 Deputy Finance Director, Forte plc 1988 to 1994 Various Finance Positions, Guinness plc 1985 to 1988 Chartered Accountant, Ernst & Whinney 1983 to 1984 Commodity Broker, Barings Limited Qualifications
Major brand names that would be part of GMG Brands, the new company to be formed by the merger of Guinness PLC and Grand Metropolitan PLC:
Until the new Burger King CEO is in place Colin Storm, currently CEO of Guinness plc will be appointed CEO of Burger King.
Prior experience includes finance positions at United Distillers do Brasil LTDA -- Guinness PLC Group, Cinter International Brands LTDA -- Cinzano, and Imbel -- Industria de Material Belico do Brasil.
Tony Greener, chief executive officer of Guinness PLC since January, will succeed Tennant.
SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- As announced today at the Trema World Forum in Cannes, Trema's treasury, risk and asset management system, Finance KIT, has been chosen by Diageo plc, the company formed as a result of the merger between Guinness plc and Grand Metropolitan plc, to manage its treasury operations.
London-based Guinness PLC plans to borrow up to $1 billion for "a variety of corporate purposes," which could include acquisitions, the company reported.
While there, Scott supported Grand Metropolitan in its $36 billion merger with Guinness PLC that led to the creation of UDV and played a key role in post-closing integration activities, including the renegotiation of international joint venture and distribution agreements.
In his annual year-end speech to company stockholders, Anthony Tennant, Guinness PLC chairman, reported Guinness Breweries Worldwide, the group's brewing division, "had another satisfactory year.
Floris Maljers joined the Board of Guinness plc in September 1994 having previously been Chairman of Unilever NV and Vice Chairman of Unilever PLC.
Prior to working at THORN EMI, he was with Guinness plc, initially as Director of Corporate Finance and subsequently as Operations Director of United Distillers.
The Board of England's Guinness PLC announced the retirement of Anthony Tennant from the position of chairman.