David Jeremy Darroch|
18 July 1962 (age 55)
Alnwick, Northumberland, England
|Education||Dukes Grammar School|
|Alma mater||University of Hull|
|Salary||£16 million (total compensation, 2017)|
|Title||Chief executive, Sky plc|
David Jeremy Darroch (born 18 July 1962) is a British businessman, the chief executive (CEO) of Sky plc since December 2007.
He was born and brought up in Alnwick, Northumberland, the son of a tax inspector, and the grandson of a miner. He attended Duke's Grammar School (a boys-only grammar school which became Dukes Middle School in 1977) in Alnwick.
He worked for Procter & Gamble for twelve years from 1988, eventually becoming European finance director of its healthcare business. He then worked for DSG Dixons Group under the aegis of Ian Livingston [Lord Livingston], before replacing him in the role of FD.
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