Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
NameHenry Neville Lindley KESWICK , 279
Birth29 Sep 1938, Shanghai
Birth15 Oct 1942, London
MotherRosamond DELVES BROUGHTON , 265 (1917-2012)
Notes for Henry Neville Lindley KESWICK
Member of the founding family and former Chairman of Jardine Matheson

Henry Neville Lindley Keswick (born 19 September 1938 in Shanghai) is a Scottish Businessman. He was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge.

Joined Jardine's in 1961 and was assigned to the firm's offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. He was made a Director in 1967, Senior Managing Director in 1970 and Chairman in 1972. He retired as Senior Managing Director and Chairman in 1975. He returned to London and is the current charman of Jardine Matheson Holdings.

Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Association and a trustee of the National Trust. He was previously a trustee of the National Portrait Gallery.

The Keswick family have had practically continuous and direct association with the Far East and conglomerate Jardine Matheson ever since Mr. William Keswick (1835-1912) came to Hong Kong in 1855.

As Taipans of Jardine, Matheson & Co., all the members of the Keswick family have been closely associated with the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., the Canton Insurance Office Ltd., (now the Lombard Insurance Co.), the Hong Kong & Kowloon Wharf and Godown Co., Ltd., Star Ferry , Hong Kong Tramway, the Hong Kong Land Investment and Agency Co., Ltd., and the Hongkong and Whampoa Dock Co., Ltd. Their names as chairmen of these companies appear many times from the earliest days in the records of these major enterprises.
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