Treacher, John (Sir) - from United Kingdom

ID: 249853
Organization: NATO
Country of meeting: in the year 1975

Was a senior officer in the Royal Navy who served as Commander-in-Chief Fleet from 1975 to 1977.

Educated at St Paul's School, Treacher was commissioned into the Royal Navy in 1941. He served in the Second World War and escaped the sinking of his ship. He trained as a naval aviator and flew Supermarine Seafire with 800 Naval Air Squadron in the Korean War. He was promoted to captain in 1962 and went on to command HMS Eagle. He was appointed Vice Chief of the Naval Staff in 1973 and Commander-in-Chief Fleet in 1975. He retired in 1977.

In retirement Treacher became Chief Executive of National Car Parks. He was also Deputy Chairman of Westland Group and a Director of Meggitt. He was named chairman of London's Playboy Club in an attempt to secure a gambling license that had been denied over concerns regarding his predecessor.

Activities in the Orangization:
Allied Commanders-in-Chief-Channel, Major NATO Commander