- John Rose (Rolls-Royce)
Sir John Rose is the Chief Executive of
Rolls-Royce plc. He joined the company in 1984and held a number of leadership roles. He served as Director of Corporate Development from 1989 to 1994, and in February 1993assumed the role of President and Chief Executive of Rolls-Royce Inc, responsible for Rolls-Royce activities in North America. On January 1 1995he became Managing Director of the Aerospace Group until he finally became the Chief Executive of the company on May 1st, 1996after serving on its Board of directorsfor four years.
Rose received a
knighthood in the 2003New Year's Honours List. Before joining Rolls-Royce, he had a career in banking with the First National Bank of Chicago and Security Pacific.
Sir John Rose is a Fellow of the
Royal Aeronautical Society, a Past-President of the European Association of Aerospace Industries (AECMA), a Past-President of the Society of British Aerospace Companies and was, until recently, on the Council of The Prince’s Trust as Chairman of The Prince’s Trust. He is also a member of the JP Morgan International Council, the CBI International Advisory Board, the Advisory Board of the Economic Development Board of Singapore, The Englefield Advisory Board, and the European Round Table of Industrialists.
Blantyre, Malawi, John Rose earned his MA degree in Psychologyfrom the University of St. Andrews in Scotlandin 1975.
John Rose is married to Felicity Rose and has two sons and a daughter. In his spare time he enjoys all sports, particularly
scuba divingand skiing, and the arts.
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