David Hughes (83-88)

      David Hughes (83-88) is now a senior executive with WPP, the world’s biggest advertising and communications group, after a spell with “the smallest digital agency in London.”. For the past 18 months, WPP has been reshaped by its long-time chief executive, Sir Martin Sorrell, with the aim of moving the group from…

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Monaco directorship for OP Society Chairman

    MONACO, Sept. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Scorpio Tankers Inc. announced today that it has closed the previously announced merger  with Navig8 Product Tankers Inc… Through the merger and related transactions, Scorpio has acquired an operating fleet of 27 eco-design product tankers. Scorpio’s operating fleet now consists of 105 owned or finance leased…

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Simone Greatorex (11-16)

    Simone Greatorex (11-16; centre in the image above) is holding a fundraising dinner on 17th February, 2018 in aid of Alzheimer’s Research UK and hopes that OPs in the Reading/Thames Valley area will be able to attend.   The venue will be Trunkwell House Hotel,  Beech Hill Road,  Beech Hill, Reading RG7 2AT.…

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James Shuttleworth (77-81)

          James Shuttleworth (77-81) has been appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Derbyshire, following in the footsteps of his father J.A. Shuttleworth (32-35).   After a brief period in the RN and few years in London (in property), James returned to Derbyshire 25 years ago and has been there ever since. He…

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News from Vancouver

James Mackenzie (87-92), the OP Rep in Vancouver, British Columbia, writes:   “Summer is going very well thus far and I have a week off coming up when we head to a cottage on a local lake for some R&R. About three weeks ago I was looked up by an OP from my leaving year…

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2017 OP SOCIETY AGM DETAILS

The 2017 AGM of the OP Society will take place at the Naval Club, 38 Hill Street, Mayfair, London W1J 5NS  (Tel: 0207 493 7672) on Tuesday evening 17th October, starting at 6.00pm.   At the meeting the retiring chairman of the Society, Merrick Rayner, will give a full account of the momentous 2016-17 year,…

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Will Broom (08-13)

Will Broom (Hesperus; 08-13) writes: “Since leaving Pangbourne I have been at Fleetwood Nautical College for the last three years doing a cadetship as a deck officer/navigator in the Merchant Navy fulfilling a lifelong dream. In December, 2016 I  qualified successfully as a 3rd Officer for Cunard Line and P&O cruises (owned by Carnival Corp.),…

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