Adrian Cadbury

British rower and businessman

Sir George Adrian Hayhurst Cadbury CH DL (15 April 1929 – 3 September 2015) was a British businessman and rower. He was the Chairman of Cadbury and Cadbury Schweppes for 24 years. He was best known for heading the Committee on the Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance from 1991 to 1995. He also rowed in the Great Britain coxless four in the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland.

Cadbury was born in Birmingham. He was educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge.

Cadbury died on 3 September 2015 in Birmingham, aged 86.[1]


  1. "Adrian Cadbury, British corporate governance leader, dies at 86". Chicago Tribune. 4 September 2015. Retrieved 6 September 2015.