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Next Expert Lecture: Gareth Davis 05 May

The Management School is pleased to announce the next in its series of Expert Lectures.

Location: Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield
Time: 5 pm – 7:30 pm
Date: 05 May 2011

Gareth Davis graduated with a degree in Geography and Economics from the University of Sheffield in 1972.He is currently Chairman of William Hill plc and Wolesley plc, and a non- executive director of DS Smith plc.

Gareth was formerly CEO of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, where he spent 37 successful years developing it from a predominantly UK business into one of the world’s leading tobacco companies – including leading the successful demerger of the company from Hanson PLC, and its listing on the London Stock Exchange in October 1996.

Gareth will be sharing his experiences as CEO of a FTSE company

A former resident of Earnshaw Hall whilst at Sheffield, Gareth was also a keen member of the football team and is a dedicated Bolton Wanderers supporter.

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