Former Westland man joins RNLI

PUBLISHED: 14:47 17 October 2008 | UPDATED: 22:29 15 June 2010

THE former head of Human Resources for Westland of Yeovil later to become AgustaWestland has taken on the role of volunteer treasurer to the RNLI lifeboat station in Lyme Regis.

THE former head of Human Resources for Westland of Yeovil - later to become AgustaWestland - has taken on the role of volunteer treasurer to the RNLI lifeboat station in Lyme Regis.John Dover, 61, who has lived in Lyme Regis with his wife Jan for the past nine years, spent 40 years with the helicopter manufacturer and was responsible for some 10,500 employees.Towards the latter years of his career John was based in north west Milan as his role took on an international flavour involving staff in Italy, the UK and the U.S. He took on the treasurer task with the RNLI after meeting the previous incumbent, Mark Houghton, who recently moved to Cheshire for family reasons.A keen football fan, John is director of the Yeovil Town Community Sports Trust whose aims are to encourage youngsters in sporting activity. The Trust is supported by AgustaWestland.Said John:"We are now settled in Lyme and since I believe the RNLI is a first class charity I thought I would do what I could to support it.


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