TITLE

Thomas Fraser Watt FCIT FILT — 1918-2002

AUTHOR(S)
Fender, John
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Logistics & Transport Focus;Apr2002, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The achievements of Tom Watt, former secretary of the Scottish Section of the Chartered Institute of Transport (CIT) and who died in 2002 at the age of 83, in the field of business logistics were presented. He joined the Glasgow Corporation Transport Department in November 1934. He was called up for national service in July 1939, being one of the first conscripts. he returned to the Transport Department in February 1946 and worked in the Schedules Department, where he received a number of promotions, until November 1973 when an internal promotion took him to the personnel department as manpower officer and he became a member of the Institute of Personnel Management. He was actively involved with the CIT and studied for the Institute's examinations at night school. He became a committee member in 1955 and the minutes of the committee meeting of January 6, 1958 record his acceptance of the position of honorary secretary, a post he held for 21 years until his retirement in 1979.
ACCESSION #
11577207

 

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