Former Chairman of Bowmer + Kirkland, John Kirkland OBE has died

John Kirkland OBE Death – Cause of Death – John Kirkland OBE, former chairman of Bowmer + Kirkland has sadly passed away. In 1967, John joined B+K and assumed the role of Chairman after 9 years of serving the company diligently.

He remained Chairman for 43 years and in 2019 was succeeded by his son Jack. For 3 years Kirkland alongside his brother Robert, has been a Life President of the company offering his wealth of knowledge to the main board. According to reports, Kirkland was given an OBE for services to Derbyshire, where he held the role of former Chairman of Derbyshire Ambulance Service.

From 2000 to 2008, he served as Chair of both the Derbyshire Learning and Skills Council (LSC) and the LSC East Midlands Regional Council from 2004-2008. Kirkland was the longest serving Director of Derby County, President.

We extend our deepest and sincerest tributes to his family.

Bowmer+Kirkland mentioned in a tweet; “It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our former Chairman, John Kirkland OBE. For more information…”

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