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TitleJohn Swindlehurst
Description John Swindlehurst started working for Christopher Thomas Bros Ltd in 1908 in the Advertising Department, based in Bristol. From there he progressed to working in sales and became head of the Newport Division before becoming regional sales manager for South Wales in 1919. In 1921 he became Company Sales Manager and in 1925 he joined the Board. 1928 saw his departure for a position with Lever Brothers Ltd in Port Sunlight. There he succeeded Geoffrey Heyworth as Marketing Controller before moving to London in 1937 to become the controller of Non-Distributive Trade. As a member of staff at Lever Brothers, he accompanied William Hulme Lever, 2nd Viscount Leverhulme and Francis D'Arcy Cooper to the USA. He retired in 1946
Date1912-1985
Extent1/2 box
LevelSub collection
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