Archive : Lowry joins Leyland

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

British Leyland, Britain’s biggest motor group, said yesterday that one of the country’s top industrial relations experts, Pat Lowry, director of the Engineering Employers’ Federation, was joining the group to head the effort to tackle its huge strike problem.

Leyland and the federation said in a joint announcement that Mr. Lowrv, 49, would become Leyland’s director of industrial relations “early in 1970 “. At the same time Leyland said Barry Mackie, 56, director of personnel and industrial relations in the Austin-Morris division, until now the man handling the group’s industrial relations- would join the board. Both men, said Levland, would have “clear cut briefs” relating to the group’s industrial relations.

Their salaries were not announced.

Keith Adams

Keith Adams

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Created in 2001 and built it up to become the world's foremost reference source for all things BMC, Leyland and Rover Group, before renaming it AROnline in 2007.

Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...

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