John Whitehead

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Sir John Stainton Whitehead

Born(1932-09-20)20 September 1932
Died8 November 2013(2013-11-08) (aged 81)
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Spouse(s)Carolyn Hilton Whitehead (1964–2013; his death)

Sir John Stainton Whitehead GCMG CVO (20 September 1932 – 8 November 2013)[1] is a British diplomat and businessman.[2]

Career[change | change source]

Whitehead joined the British Foreign Service in 1955.[3]

He was Ambassador from the United Kingdom to Japan (1986 - 1992).[3]

After his retirement from the diplomatic service, he was a senior advisor to Deutsche Bank, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) and other international companies.[4]

He became Chairman of Deutsche Morgan Grenfell Trust Bank (Japan).[4]

Honours[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  2. "Whitehead, Sir John Stainton, GCMG., CVO., MA; BA," International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who including Who's Who in Public International Law; retrieved 2012-9-15.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Embassy of Japan in the UK, "The Japanese Government honours Sir John Whitehead," May 1, 2006; retrieved 2012-9-15.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Japaninvest Group, John Whitehead; retrieved 2012-9-15.

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