Eric Wyndham White

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Person.png Eric Wyndham White  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(economist)
Eric Wyndham White.jpg
Born26 January 1913
Died27 January 1980 (Age 67)
France
NationalityBritish
Founder and first executive secretary of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. This became the GATT/DG after the 1964 Bilderberg, which Eric Wyndham White attended.

Employment.png Director-General of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

In office
23 March 1965 - 6 May 1968
Succeeded byOlivier Long
First holder of this post. Attended the 1964] and 1966 Bilderbergs

Eric Wyndham White was founder and first executive secretary of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade between 1948 and 1965. He was the first director-general of General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade from 1965 to 1968.

Death

White died on 27 January 1980 in France after suffering a heart attack while swimming.

 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
Bilderberg/196420 March 196422 March 1964US
Virginia
Williamsburg
A year after this meeting, the post of GATT/Director-General was set up, and given Eric Wyndham White, who attended the '64 meeting. Several subsequent holders have been Bilderberg insiders, only 2 are not known to have attended the group.
Bilderberg/196625 March 196627 March 1966Germany
Wiesbaden
Hotel Nassauer Hof
Top of the agenda of the 15th Bilderberg was the restructuring of NATO. Since this discussion was held, all permanent holders of the position of NATO Secretary General have attended at least one Bilderberg conference prior to their appointment.


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