22 November 2017: External Event – Bristol Distinguished Address Series Talk with George Weston – Bristol

George Weston is the Chief Executive of Associated British Foods plc, the international food and retail group, and as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series he will speaking about the ‘Value of the Industrial Food System’.

George Weston is a graduate of New College Oxford and Harvard Business School. In his former roles as Managing Director of Westmill Foods, Allied Bakeries and George Weston Foods Ltd (Australia) he has been a member of the ABF Board since 1999. He took up his current appointment in April 2005.


This series of free public lectures hosted by the University of the West of England provides a unique opportunity to hear from top level business leaders on the challenges and decisions they face at the highest level of strategic leadership.

These evening talks are free for all to attend and will provide an excellent opportunity for you to broaden your corporate network and enable you to develop your business knowledge.


18:00 Registration and refreshments

18:30 – 19:30 George Weston’s Talk

19:30 Networking

Date: Wednesday 22 November

Location: Faculty of Business and Law Building, University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS16 1QY

Registration will open on Wednesday 25 October

Other confirmed dates as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series Include:
Wednesday 27 September with Rob Law, CEO of Trunki
Wednesday 11 October with Sacha Romanovitch, CEO of Grant Thornton
Wednesday 25 October with Juliet Davenport OBE, CEO and Founder of Good Energy
Wednesday 8 November with Tony Hayward, Chairman of Glencore
Wednesday 15 November with Richard Gleave, Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer of Public Health England

For more information on each event please visit The Bristol Distinguished Address Series homepage