Gerald Corbett

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Gerald Corbett is the chairman of Britvic plc, Betfair plc, Numis and Marylebone Cricket Club.


Corbett has held senior roles as the group finance director of building materials company Redland plc and food and drinks group Grand Metropolitan plc; chief executive of Railtrack; non-executive direct director of property company MEPC plc, Burmah Castrol plc (now BP) and the food and property company Greencore plc; and chairman of the Woolworths Group, wealth management advisors the Towry Group,, Action on Hearing Loss and SSL International.

He is currently the chairman of drinks company Britvic plc, Betfair plc, security company Numis and Marylebone Cricket Club.[1]

Letter to the Telegraph

On 1 April 2015 Corbett was one of 103 business leaders who wrote to the Telegraph praising the British Conservative Party's economic policies and claiming a Labour government would 'threaten jobs and deter investment' in the UK.[2]



  1. 1.0 1.1 Lords Gerland Corbett, 3 December 2014, accessed 2 April 2015.
  2. Peter Dominiczak, 100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery, Telegraph, 2 April 2015.