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    Business: Entrepreneur, Financier, Banker, businessman

    Many world famous businessmen have surprisingly either come from Wales or have important Welsh connections. Some have incredible stories, most have quietly got on with business making changes that effect millions but few know their names. Entrepreneurs with Welsh connections include Laura Ashley, Charles Rolls, J.P.Morgan, Sir Howard Stringer and many many more!

    Sir Howard Stringer, business man (sony) with a connection to Wales (Cardiff, South Wales)

    Sir Howard Stringer

    Multiple high profile roles including
    President of CBS News (1986 to 1988)
    Chairman and CEO of TELE-TV
    Chairman and CEO Sony Corporation, starting in May 1997 and became their Chairman and CEO in June 2005.

    Between 1974 and 1976 he earned nine individual Emmys as a writer, director and producer.

    Sir Howard was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Glamorgan. He also has an Honorary Fellowship from the Welsh College of Music and Drama.

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