Guy Weston

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Guy Weston
Born 3 July 1960
Sydney, Australia
Education Westminster School
Alma mater Merton College, Oxford
INSEAD
Occupation Businessman
Spouse(s) Charlotte Emily Brunet
Children 3 sons, 1 daughter
Parent(s) Garry Weston
Mary Weston
Relatives W. Garfield Weston (paternal grandfather)
Howard Kippenberger (maternal grandfather)
George G. Weston (brother)
Jana Khayat (sister)

Guy Weston (born 3 July 1960) is a British heir, business executive and philanthropist.

Biography[edit]

Guy Weston was born on 3 July 1960 in Sydney, Australia.[1] He is the eldest son of Garry Weston and Mary Weston, and brother of George G. Weston. His paternal grandfather was W. Garfield Weston.[2][3]

Weston was educated at Westminster School and Merton College, Oxford.[1][2][4] He read for the Bar, and then took an MBA at INSEAD.[1][2][4]

Career[edit]

Weston began his career as an investment banker at Morgan, Grenfell & Co. from 1984 to 1987.[1] He was the managing director of Jacksons of Piccadilly from 1990 to 1993, and Ryvita from 1993 to 2000.[1][2][4] He was the chairman of Heal's from 2001 to 2012.[1] He was a non-executive director of Carpetright from 2005 to 2011.[4]

Weston has been the chairman of Wittington Investments since 2012.[1][2]

Philanthropy[edit]

Weston is the chairman of the Garfield Weston Foundation.[2] He serves on the board of trustees of the Thrombosis Research Institute.[5] He is an honorary fellow of Merton College, Oxford [6] and an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Art.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Weston married Charlotte Emily Brunet in 1986; they have three sons and one daughter.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "WESTON, Guy Howard". Who's Who 2017. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Trustees". Garfield Weston Foundation. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  3. ^ Quinn, James (9 February 2014). "Fortnum and Mason owner's dividends hit £91m". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 4 August 2017. The UK part of the dynasty is today run by Guy Weston, Garfield Weston’s grandson.
  4. ^ a b c d "Carpetright Plc (CPR:London): Guy Weston". Bloomberg. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Management & Governance". Thrombosis Research Institute. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Guy Weston: Honorary Fellow". Merton College, Oxford. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Honorary Fellows - RCA". Retrieved 26 November 2017.

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