Peter Tom

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"Peter has been Chairman of Leicester Football Club (Leicester Tigers) for 17 years, he made 130 appearances for the club between 1963 and 1968. Peter was awarded a CBE for services to Business and Sport in 2006 and has an Honorary Degree from De Montfort University.

"Peter is currently chairman of building materials group, Breedon Aggregates and was chief executive of Aggregate Industries responsible for negotiating its sale to Holcim for £1.8bn in 2005. Peter is also Chairman of Leaf Clean Energy and is non-executive directors of several other companies."[1]

"Peter has more than 50 years' experience in the aggregates industry. He joined Bardon Hill Quarries Limited as a school-leaver in 1956, becoming Managing Director in 1977 and Chief Executive of Bardon Group plc in 1985. He went on to lead the merger of Bardon and Evered plc in 1991 and the enlarged group's subsequent merger with CAMAS in 1997 to form Aggregate Industries plc.

"Following the acquisition of Aggregate Industries by Swiss building materials group Holcim Limited for £1.8 billion, he served as non-executive Chairman of Aggregate Industries until his resignation in December 2007. He has been Executive Chairman of Breedon Aggregates Limited since its formation in 2010 through the reverse acquisition of Breedon Holdings by Marwyn Materials, the AIM-listed company he co-founded with Simon Vivian in 2008 to consolidate the smaller end of the heavyside building materials industry. Peter has been Chairman of Leicester Rugby Football Club (Leicester Tigers) since 1997. He is also Chairman of Leaf Clean Energy Company and of the Channel Islands Property Fund." [2]

"He served as chairman of the UK aggregates industry's trade association in 1997, managing its amalgamation that year with two related associations to form the Quarry Products Association. Peter has been chairman of Leicester Tigers rugby club for 17 years and is also a director of NewRiver Retail Limited." [3]


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  1. Leicester Tigers Rugby Club Board, organizational web page, accessed July 8, 2012.
  2. Breedon Aggregates Board, organizational web page, accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. Leaf Clean Energy Company Board, organizational web page, accessed April 15, 2013.