Peter Macadam

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Born9 September 1921
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died28 June 1997 (Age 75)
Alma materStonyhurst College
Chairman of British American Tobacco who attended the 1977 Bilderberg

Sir Peter Macadam was a Chairman of B.A.T. (British American Tobacco) Industries. He attended the 1977 Bilderberg.


Peter Macadam was born on September 9, 1921 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was son of Francis Macadam and Marjorie Mary Browne. He was educated in Buenos Aires and Stonyhurst College in Lancashire, England.


He started working for British American Tobacco in Argentina in 1946. He was Chairman and General Manager for South America 1955-1958, before moving to a marketing post in Chile 1958-1959.

He became personal assistant to the British American Tobacco Director in London 1959-1960, and then worked for the company in Hong Kong 1961-1962.

He was Director of British American Tobacco Group since 1963, on the Chairman’s Policy Committee since 1970, Chairman of the Tobacco Division Board of Manager 1973-1975, before becoming Chairman 1976-1982.

Chairman British National Committee of Institute Chamber of Commerce 1978-1985.

He was Director for National Westminster Bank 1978-1984. Chairman Libra Bank Limited 1984-1991; and President of Canning House, the UK's leading forum for informed comment, contacts and debate on Latin American politics, economy and business, 1982-1987.


Event Participated in

Bilderberg/197722 April 197724 April 1977Imperial Hotel
The 25th Bilderberg, held in Torquay, England.
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