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   Richard Foxton


Richard (Dick) E. Foxton

Nickname: Dick
House: Nicholson
Years: 1957-1959

Born in India in 1942, and educated at St. Mary’s School and the Prince of Wales School in Nairobi, Kenya. After obtaining his University of Cambridge Overseas School Certificate in 1959, went on to participate in a Management Training Programme with the tobacco corporation, Godfrey Phillips Limited, in London.

Subsequently, joined NEWSWEEK, where he managed the magazine’s business and commercial functions for Africa and the Middle East over a nine year period, operating from bases in Nairobi and Johannesburg.

Moved from Kenya to South Africa in 1971, joining Group Editors in 1974. Group Editors subsequently became the Republic’s largest Public Relations consultancy. Appointed Managing Director during 1978, and Chairman and Chief Executive in 1979.

Left Group Editors in 1981 to start his own Public and Political Affairs consultancy, Foxton Communicating CC.

Living in South Africa

Jitze Couperus
Springboks’ Bryan Habana (IRB Player of the Year) and Richard (Dick) Foxton
with the Rugby World Cup (The Webb Ellis Cup) - 15th Nov 2007

(Registered - 26th March 2004)(photo added 22nd Nov 2007)

If anyone wishes to contact Dick, please e-mail webmaster@oldcambrians.com to obtain his contact details