SDCANZ members and guests gathered at the Kent Hotel in Melbourne on 23rd May for a special dinner to celebrate 50 years of SDC membership for Ronald Charles Eddy CCol ASDC .
Ron joined the SDC in 1967 at the start of his career whilst working at Ciba, (Chemical Co) Brunswick, Australia where he went on to become Divisional Manager for the Australian and New Zealand textile business.
In 1986 Ron transferred from Australia to manage the Textile Effects Division in the UK a post he held for many years, but had several subsequent transfers within the group to Switzerland, USA and Singapore.
In the 1970s Ron became social secretary of the SDCANZ during which time they held several successful symposia.
We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Ron and thank him for his loyal support for The Society over the past 50 years. To mark the occasion, Ron was presented with a framed certificate by fellow SDC member Mac Ferguson. Ron, pictured left was also joined at the celebration dinner by a number of members and former work colleagues from CIBA.
Many thanks to Henry Orlinski and Frank Colaci for arranging a successful and enjoyable evening.