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April 19, 2013

Gerald Bowthorpe, third-gen former chairman of UK-based facilities management group OCS, has died of cancer aged 74.

Gerald Bowthorpe, third-gen former chairman of UK-based facilities management group OCS, has died of cancer aged 74.

Bowthorpe worked for OCS for 44 years, starting as a contracts manager in 1957, and eventually retiring as chairman in 2001.The business grew extensively during this time, and expanded into multiple markets outside of the UK.

OCS is now the UK's largest family-owned facilities management group with an annual turnover of more than £750 million. There are currently 20 family members working in the business.

January 1, 2003

Makassar Jewelry: A successful third generation family business

Petrina Faustine is a professor at Magister Management of Administration and Technology Program at Bandung Institute of Technology in Indonesia.

Makassar Jewelry: A successful third generation family business

In a new series, Families in Business readers will learn about family business in Asia. This first article examines a family business in Indonesia that has been in existence for over 70 years.

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