Sir Ronald Hampel
Ronnie Hampel has been Chairman of ISG since January 2010. He previously spent 44 years with ICI, where he joined the Board in 1985, became COO in 1991, CEO in 1993 and was Chairman from 1995-1999. He read Modern Languages and Law at Cambridge and is an Honorary Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He was knighted in the 1995 New Year’s Honours.
Ronnie Hampel was formerly a member of the Steering Committee of the European Round Table, of the UK Advisory Board on INSEAD, of the Listed Companies Advisory Committee of the London Stock Exchange, and of the Nomination Committee of the New York Stock Exchange.
He was a Non-Executive Director of Powell Duffryn PLC from 1983-1988, of Commercial Union Plc from 1987-1995, of BAE SYSTEMS plc from 1989-2002, of Alcoa Inc from 1995-2005,of TI Automotive from 2007-2009, an Advisory Director of Teijin (Japan) from 2000-2005, Chairman of United Business Media from 1999-2002 and Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust from 2003-2007.
He was Chairman of the Committee on Corporate Governance from 1995-1998, a Member of the Executive Committee of the British-North American Committee from 1987-1995, and a Director of the American Chamber of Commerce from 1988-1991. He was from 1997 to 2001 a member of the Advisory Committee of the Karlpreis Aachen (Charlemagne Prize).
He was a member of the Council of Action on Addiction from 1994-1999. He was Chairman of the Trustees of the Eden Project in Cornwall from 2000-2007 and a member of the Committee of the All England LTC from 1994 -2007.
Ronnie Hampel was born in 1932. He is married with four children. An enthusiastic sportsman, he is a keen golfer, skier and tennis player; he is a member of the MCC, of the R&A and a Vice – President of the All England LTC.