|Adviser to CVC since 2004. Sir John is currently Chairman of Merlin Entertainments Group, a CVC portfolio company. He was Chairman of Cadbury Schweppes from 2003 to 2008 and Chief Executive Officer from 1996 to 2003. Sir John was also President of the CBI from 2004 to 2006, President of the Chartered Management Institute from 2006 to 2007, President of the Food and Drink Federation from 2002 to 2004, President of the Incorporated Society of British Advertisers from 2002 to 2005 and a Non-Executive Director of the Rank Group from 1998 to 2006. Sir John is a Non-Executive Director of Barclays Bank plc, Chancellor of Aston University and a member of the Council of Reading University. Sir John received an MA in Social Sciences from the University of St. Andrews.