John Purling

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of John Purling, former Chief Executive of the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association. John was CEO until 2012 and remained an Honorary Vice President and member of the RNAA Council. He died suddenly and unexpectedly at home on Friday 28 April 2017.

A fuller tribute and reflection on John’s life and contribution to the RNAA will be published next week. In the meantime, our thoughts and prayers are with his family and close friends at this sad time.

Greg Smith