David Armand Hopkin (January 10, 1922 - August 21, 1997) was chairman of the BBBoC from 1983 to 1991 and served as its president from 1991 to 1997. He was also senior vice president of the WBC and a member of the Council of the EBU.
Hopkin was knighted in 1987. He died after a long illness aged 75 .
Obituary at independent.co.uk