Tribute to Freddy Shepherd

Posted on the 26 September 2017

Tribute to Freddy Shepherd

Following the sad news that well-known North East business leader Freddy Shepherd has passed away, aged 75, the Chairman of the Entrepreneurs’ Forum, Nigel Mills, has paid tribute the achievements and flair of the former Newcastle United Chairman and serial entrepreneur.

Nigel said: “Freddy was a Titan of the Tyne whose drive and dedication to the North East was instrumental in delivering business, cultural and sporting success to the region.  Thousands of people could earn a living from his dynamic entrepreneurial flair, which has also inspired a new generation of Tyneside business leaders.”