Mr Robert Hislop, general manager of tho South British Insurance Company since the death of Mr J. Kirker, is about to return to London to assume tho position of general manager for Great Britain. The Board of Directors has appointed Mr Percy H. Upton as general manager of the company, that gentleman having for the last three years filled the important position of inspector and visited most of the foreign branches. Mr Upton joined the South British Company in 1892, and went to India in 1896, subsequently becoming local manager at Singapore. He returned to Australia in 1901 as manager of the South Australian branch, and was afterwards transferred to Melbourne. A .Melbourne cable announces the death of Mrs Marcus Clarke, widow of the novelist.
Permanent link to this item
PERSONAL, Evening Star, Issue 15669, 7 December 1914