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ROLE MODEL 73 BIOGRAPHY UK BAME Role Model Anthony Wade MBE Anthony Wade, MBE, is one of the UK’s most prominent, pioneering black, businessmen, who over the years, has helped lay the foundation for a black enterprise culture in Britain. ade arrived in England from Montserrat in 1954 to complete his studies and to pursue a career in public administration. In 1968, he joined forces with the late Len Dyke and Dudley Dryden by purchasing an equal share in the company they had set up three years previously, to import prerelease records from the Caribbean. The company, which was renamed Dyke & Dryden Ltd, changed direction after identifying a gap in the market for the supply of black hair and beauty products to mainstream retail outlets. In addition to importing and exporting supplies, the tr ₯ΌΙ…‘Υ…Ρ•ΡΌΡ‘”΅½Ι”±ΥΙ…Ρ₯Ω”…Ρ₯Ω₯Ρ䁽˜‘₯ΝΡΙ₯‰ΥΡ₯½Έ…Ή±…ѕȁё”΅…ΉΥ™…ΡΥΙ₯Ήœ½˜•Ρ‘Ή₯Œ‘…₯ȁ…Ι”ΑΙ½‘ՍΡ́ΝՍ …́MΥΑ•ΙΥΙ°Έ%Έ€ΔδΰΘ°Ρ‘•δ™½ΥΉ‘•™ΙΌ!…₯Θ€˜ •…ΥΡδ1ѐ…Ήέ•ΉΠ½ΉΡΌ±…ΥΉ Ρ‘”Ή½ά±••Ή‘…Ι䁅ΉΉΥ…°‘…₯ȁ•α‘₯‰₯Ρ₯½Έ…Ё±•α…Ή‘Ι„A…±…”ΈQ‘”•Ω•ΉΠ€΄έ‘₯ έ…́ɕ™•ΙΙ•ΡΌ…́ё”ƒŠaΝ‘½ΐέ₯Ή‘½ίŠd™½ΘΡ‘”έ₯‘•ΝЁɅΉ”½˜‰±…¬‘…₯ȁ…ΉΝ­₯Έ…Ι”ΑΙ½‘ՍΡΜ€΄…ΡΡΙ…Ρ•±…ɝ”ΉΥ΅‰•Ί½˜Ω₯Ν₯Ρ½Ί™Ι½΄‘½΅”…Ή…‰Ι½…°…Ή()\()•±•‰Ι…ѕ́₯ΡΜ€ΘΥΡ …ΉΉ₯Ω•ΙΝ…ΙδΡ‘₯́啅ȸε­”€˜Ιε‘•Έ‰•…΅”Ρ‘”±…ɝ•ΝЁ‰±…¬½έΉ•½΅Α…Ήδ₯Έ Ι₯Ρ…₯Έ°…Ή‰δΡ‘”΅₯΄ΰΆ‘……Έ…ΉΉΥ…°ΡΥΙΉ½Ω•Θ₯ΈΡ‘”Ι•₯½Έ½˜ƒ ŒΤ΅₯±±₯½ΈΈΥΙ₯Ήœ‘₯Μ€Μā啅Ίέ₯Ρ Ρ‘”½΅Α…Ήδ°]…‘”°‘•±Ρ‘”Α½Ν₯Ρ₯½ΉΜ½˜‰½Ρ  ‘…₯Ι΅…Έ…Ή ‘₯•˜ᕍΥΡ₯Ω”Ι•ΝΑ•Ρ₯Ω•±δ°™½Θ‰½Ρ ε­”€˜Ιε‘•Έ…Ή™ΙΌ!…₯ȁ…Ή •…ΥΡδ1ѐΈ±°Ρ‘Ι•”΅•Έ…Ι”Ι•‘₯Ρ•…́Α₯½Ή••Ι₯ΉœΡ‘”‘•Ω•±½Α΅•ΉΠ½˜Ρ‘”•Ρ‘Ή₯Œ‘…₯ɍ…Ι”…Ή‰•…ΥΡδ₯Ή‘ΥΝΡΙδ₯Έ Ι₯Ρ…₯ΈΈ%Έ…‘‘₯Ρ₯½ΈΡΌ₯±±ΥΝΡΙ…Ρ₯Ήœέ‘…Ё…Έ‰”…‘₯•Ω•‰δΑ•½Α±”ƒŠa‘½₯Ήœ₯Ё™½ΘΡ‘•΅Ν•±Ω•ΟŠdμΡ‘•δ‘…Ω”±•™Π΅₯±•ΝΡ½Ή•Μ‰δέ‘₯ ΝΥ‰Ν•ΕΥ•ΉΠ•Ή•Ι…Ρ₯½ΉΜ½˜•Ρ‘Ή₯Œ΅₯Ή½Ι₯Ρ䁉ΥΝ₯Ή•Ν́½έΉ•Ί½ΉΡ₯ΉΥ”ΡΌ΅•…ΝΥΙ”Ρ‘•΅Ν•±Ω•ΜΈQ‘ɽ՝‘½ΥЁ‘₯́…Ι••Θ°]…‘”‘…͕́ΙΩ•½Έ„ΉΥ΅‰•Θ½˜‰½…ɑ́…Ή‘•±Ή½Ρ…‰±”ΑΥ‰±₯Œ½™™₯”Α½Ν₯Ρ₯½ΉΜέ‘₯ ₯Ή±Υ‘”θ ‘…₯Ι΅…Έ…Ή₯Ι•Ρ½Θ½˜Ρ‘”9½ΙΡ 1½Ή‘½Έ ΥΝ₯Ή•Ν́•Ω•±½Α΅•ΉΠ•Ήδ€‘91 €° ½…ɐ₯Ι•Ρ½Θ…Ή™½ΥΉ‘₯Ήœ΅•΅‰•Θ½˜Q‘”9½ΙΡ 1½Ή‘½ΈQΙ…₯Ή₯Ήœ((˜ΉΡ•ΙΑΙ₯Ν” ½ΥΉ₯°€‘Q €° ‘…₯Ι΅…Έ½˜Ρ‘”MΡ½Ή•‰Ι₯‘”!½ΥΝ₯ΉœΡ₯½ΈQΙΥΝΠ°₯Ι•Ρ½Θ½˜ ΥΝ₯Ή•Ν́1₯Ή¬°9½Έ΅•α•ΥΡ₯Ω”‘₯Ι•Ρ½Θ½˜Ρ‘”Ή™₯•±€˜!…Ι₯Ή•δ!•…±Ρ ΥΡ‘½Ι₯Ρ䁅Ή ‘…₯Ι΅…Έ½˜Ρ‘”€‘U,€ …Ι₯‰‰•…Έ ‘…΅‰•Θ½˜ ½΅΅•Ι”Έ%Έ€Δδΰά°]…‘”έ…́…έ…Ι‘•…Έ5 °™½Θ‘₯́½ΉΡΙ₯‰ΥΡ₯½ΈΡΌ•΅Α±½ε΅•ΉΠΈ!”Ι•Ρ₯Ι•ΡΌMΠΈΉ»Šé)…΅…₯„₯Έ€Θΐΐΐ°έ‘•Ι”‘”₯́‘₯‘±δ…Ρ₯Ω”₯ΈΩ…Ι₯½Ύ‰ΥΝ₯Ή•Ν́…ΝΝ½₯…Ρ₯½ΉΜ…Ή₯Έ΅Υ ‘•΅…Ή…́„΅½Ρ₯Ω…Ρ₯½Ή…°ΝΑ•…­•ΘΈ%Έ€ΘΐΐΤ°‘”½±±•Ρ•Ρ‘”1₯™•Ρ₯΅”‘₯•Ω•΅•ΉΠ݅ɐΑΙ•Ν•ΉΡ•ΡΌε­”€˜Ιε‘•Έ…Ёё” ±…¬ΉΡ•ΙΑΙ₯Ν”݅ɑ́ •Ι•΅½ΉδΈ!”₯́ё”…ΥΡ‘½Θ½˜ΡέΌ‰½½­Μθ!½άQ‘•δ5…‘”„5₯±±₯½ΈθQ‘”ε­”€˜Ιε‘•ΈMΡ½Ιδ€ ΘΐΐΔ€…Ή ±…¬ΉΡ•ΙΑΙ₯Ν”₯Έ Ι₯Ρ…₯Έ€ ΘΐΐΜ€°…Ή‘…́ɕ•ΉΡ±δ½΅Α±•Ρ•έΙ₯Ρ₯Ήœ‘₯́…ΥΡ½‰₯½Ι…Α‘δΈ()½Θ™ΥΙΡ‘•Θ₯Ή™½Ι΅…Ρ₯½Έ½ΘΡΌ₯ΉΡ•ΙΩ₯•άΉΡ‘½Ήδ]…‘”°Α±•…Ν”½ΉΡ…Π)•ΉΉ€Ν₯…΅„…ЁQ‘”Ή4Ή ½ΉΝΥ±Ρ…Ήδ½Έθ€ΐΘΐά€ΠΔδ€ΤΨδ؁½Θ₯Ή™½Ρ‘•…΅…½ΉΝΥ±Ρ…ΉδΉ½΄() =5AQ%Q%=8)Ή…”‘…́ΡέΌΝ₯Ή•½Α₯•Μ½˜•… ½˜Q½Ήδ]…‘—Šé‰½½­ΜƒŠLƒŠq!½άQ‘•δ5…‘”„5₯±±₯½»Št…ΉƒŠq ±…¬ΉΡ•ΙΑΙ₯Ν”₯Έ Ι₯Ρ…₯»ŠtƒŠLΡΌ‰”έ½ΈΈQΌ•ΉΡ•ΘΡ‘”½΅Α•Ρ₯Ρ₯½ΈΝ₯΅Α±δΡ•±°Ύݑ•Ι”₯́ё”™ΙΌ!…₯Θ€˜ •…ΥΡδM‘½ά‘•±•… ε•…ΘόM•Ήε½Υȁ…ΉΝέ•ΊѼΉ…”5……ι₯Ή”°ΥΉ₯ЁΔΔ°]…Ρ•Ι™Ι½ΉΠMΡΥ‘₯½Μ°€Δ½¬I½…°1½Ή‘½ΈΔΨ€Ε °ΝΡ…Ρ₯Ήœε½ΥȁΉ…΅”°…‘‘Ι•ΝΜ°Ρ•±•Α‘½Ή”ΉΥ΅‰•Θ…Ή•΅…₯°…‘‘Ι•ΝΜΈ•…‘±₯Ή”θ€ΜΑΡ 5…ɍ €ΘΐΐάΈ]₯ΉΉ•Ίέ₯±°‰”Ρ‘”™₯ΙΝЁ™½Υȁ½ΙΙ•Π•ΉΡΙ₯•ΜΑΥ±±•™Ι½΄„‰½ΰΈA±•…Ν”ΝΡ…Ρ”ε½Υȁ™₯ΙΝЁ‘½₯”½˜‰½½¬Έ()Q‘”‰½½­Μ…Ι”ΑΙ₯•…Πƒ ŒΔΐΈΐΐ•… …Ή…Ι”…Ω…₯±…‰±”ΡΌ‰Υ䁉䁍½ΉΡ…Ρ₯Ήœ€ΐΘΐά€ΠΔδ€ΤΨδ؁½Θ•΅…₯°θ₯Ή™½Ρ‘•…΅…½ΉΝΥ±Ρ…ΉδΉ½΄()%MMUQ!I€Θΐΐ܁•Ή…”πΥ¬((0