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Luxfer sponsors the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Everest North Ridge Expedition 2003

In April 2003 the Royal Navy and Royal Marines are mounting a 2-month expedition to climb the North East Ridge of Mount Everest. Comprising ten climbers and three support managers it will be the RN and RM’s first attempt on the World’s highest mountain, marking the 50th anniversary of its first ascent by Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing. The expedition patron is Admiral Sir Jonathon Band KCB, Commander-in-Chief Fleet.

New CEO for Luxfer Group

MANCHESTER: 28th September 2001 - 2:00 PM: Luxfer announced today that Ian McKinnon had stepped down from his post as Chief Executive of the Luxfer Group. He will be replaced by Brian Purves who will take over the post as Acting Chief Executive with immediate effect.