Henry Graham Hugh, who retired from the board of JD Stormonth Ltd in 1983, died in April. He was 84.

Mr Hugh began his long association with the timber trade at Page Calnan & Co Ltd in the late 1940s before joining Gordon Roberts at HI Puddy Ltd in 1950. He was a director from those early years through expansion and merger.

His later years included long associations with C Leary & Co Ltd and Finnforest.

Mr Hugh is survived by his son Roger and daughter Suzanne.