Tuesday, August 22nd and Alick Dick, Managing Director of Standard Triumph, resigns. Continue reading “Alick Dick Leaves Standard Triumph”
Directors from Standard Triumph and representatives from the Trade Union sign the new wages agreement. Continue reading “1950’s Wages Agreement”
We have a number of photographs and resources with Standard Triumph workers shown within. Sometimes we have very little information to the date, location and who are featured in the images – we’ll post some up and see if they get any responses. Continue reading “Recognise These Faces?”
Alick Sydney Dick, seen here in January 1961, as the Managing Director of the Standard Motor Co.
28 November 1960
The “wonder boy” of Britain’s car industry , Mr Alick Dick, has reached the top job in the Standard – Triumph International Company. For Mr Dick, now Managing Director, is to become Managing Director and Chairman , says the company’s annual report.
Who’s Who entry, 1959
DICK, Alick Sydney Managing Director, The Standard Motor Co., Ltd., since 1954. b: June 20, 1916, Massingham, Norfolk. Educ: Chichester High School and Dean Close, Cheltenham. Joined Standard Motor Co., Ltd., as an apprentice in 1934; is now a Director of the following companies: Standard Motor Co., Ltd., Beans Industries, Ltd., Triumph Motor Co. (1954), Ltd., Australian Motor Industries, Ltd., Australia, Standard Motor Co. (Canada), Ltd., Standard Co. (Eire), Ltd., Societe Standard-Hotchkiss, Standard Motor Products of India, Ltd., Standard Motor Co, (New Zealand), Ltd., Standard Motor Co. (South Africa), Ltd., Standard-Triumph Motor Co., Inc., Berkeley Square House Garage, Ltd. Recreations: tennis, sailing. Add.: The Standard Motor Co., Ltd., Banner Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire. T.: Coventry 65211; Gnd The Old Farm House, Hill Wootton, Warwicks.
If you have any more details about Alick Dick, we’d love to hear from you.
Workers at the Standard-Triumph factories at Coventry, where wage rates are among the highest in the country, were concerned yesterday lest the board changes in the company foreshadowed policy changes which could lead to redundancy or to attempts to cut wage rates.
The Guardian, 23 August, 1961