|Sir Adrian Swire|
Adrian Christopher Swire|
15 February 1932
Marylebone, London, England
|Died||24 August 2018(aged 86)|
Wellesley House School|
|Alma mater||University College, Oxford|
|Net worth||GBP £2.4 billion (Swire family, STRL April 2015)|
|Spouse(s)||Lady Judith Compton|
Merlin Bingham Swire|
Samuel Compton Swire
|Parent(s)||John Kidston Swire|
John Samuel Swire (great-grandfather)|
John Anthony Swire (brother)
Barnaby Swire (nephew)
Swire started his career for a subsidiary of the family business, Butterfield & Swire Far East, in 1956.
He was the chairman of John Swire & Sons from 1987 to 1997, and from 2002 to 2004. He was on the board of directors of Cathay Pacific, an airline partially owned by the family business, from 1965 to 2005.
He was made a Knight Bachelor in the 1982 New Year Honours.
He was married to Lady Judith Compton, the daughter of William Bingham Compton, 6th Marquess of Northampton. They had three children, Martha, Merlin and Samuel. He was a member of White's, Brooks's, Pratt's and the Hong Kong Club.
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