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Sir Michael Angus Memorial

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Sir Michael Angus
1930 - 2010

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On Friday 29th October at 3pm a celebration of the life of Sir Michael Angus, former Chairman of Unilever and President of the CBI was held at St Bride's Church.

The BIDDING PRAYER

The Venerable David Meara delivered the Bidding:

We meet today to celebrate the life and to honour the memory of Sir Michael Angus, dynamic businessman, Chairman of Unilever for six years, a hugely influential figure in British Corporate life, politician manquée, bon viveur, farmer and an active figure in public life through his many directorships and governorships.

We remember Michael today for his ebullient personality, his larger than life character, his warmth and good humour, and his love for his family and his farm in Gloucestershire.

We thank God for the privilege of having known him and worked with him, and we commend him to God today, trusting that at the end of our brief day is the eternity of God's love.

AMEN.

ADDRESSES

Gordon Stevens, Retired Unilever Director
Richard Goldstein, Former President and CEO of Unilever United States
Niall FitzGerald KBE, Chairman of Unilever Plc 1996 - 2004
Sir Michael Perry GBE, Chairman of Unilever Plc 1992-1996

READINGS

Psalm 23

MUSIC

The choir & organist of St Bride's Choir performed the following anthems and songs:

Psalm 121 - Walford Davies
Geistliches Lied - Brahms
Laudate Dominum - Mozart
Nunc Dimittis - Stanford in G

Hymns:
Dear Lord And Father Of Mankind
For The Beauty Of The Earth
Now Thank We All Our God

OBITUARIES & COMMENT

Telegraph Obituary
Guardian Obituary
Times Obituary

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