Tony Berry

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Anthony Berry (born 1941) was the founder of Blue Arrow recruitment agency.

Career[edit]

Brought up in Tottenham and educated at The Latymer School in Edmonton, Berry played cricket for Middlesex Young Amateurs and became an apprentice football professional for Tottenham Hotspur.[1]

Berry qualified as management accountant with Guinness before joining the management team of an office cleaning company where he worked throughout the 1970s.[1] In 1981 he bought a controlling stake in Blue Arrow, a small recruitment business in St Albans, which he built into the United Kingdom's largest recruitment agency and a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.[1]

Tony Berry was forced to retire in 1989.[1] He subsequently became Deputy Chairman of Tottenham Hotspur.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Profile: A voice from the wilderness: Tony Berry The Independent, 16 October 1994