Vernon, James, AC, CBE (1910-2000)

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Vernon, James (1910-2000)
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James Vernon was Director of CSR (Colonial Sugar Refining Company) 1958-82 and a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).

Born Tamworth, New South Wales, 1910. CBE 1962; Kt 1965; AC 1980. Educated University of Sydney (BSc) and University College London (PhD). Chief Chemist, CSR Ltd 1938-51, Senior Executive Officer 1951-56, Assistant General Manager 1956-57, General Manager 1958-72, Director 1958-82, Chairman 1978-80. Director, Westham Dredging Company Pty Ltd 1975-91; Chairman, CIBC Australia Ltd 1974-89; Chairman, Volvo Australia Pty Ltd 1980-89; Chairman, O'Connell St Associates. Leighton Medal, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1965; John Storey Medal, Australian Institute of Management; Order of Sacred Treasure 1st Class Japan; Foundation Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering 1976. International President, Pacific Basin Economic Council 1980-82.

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  1. Vernon, James
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Obituary: Sir James Vernon, AC, CBE
    Burrell, Steve
    Published: 2000
    Series: The Age
  3. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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