Charles Morgan (automaker)

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Charles Morgan
Born29 July 1951[1]
NationalityBritish
OccupationBusinessman
Known forMorgan Motor Company (managing director)

Charles Peter Harry Morgan[2] was the managing director of the Morgan Motor Company, a UK car manufacturer.

The grandson of the founder of the company, H.F.S. Morgan, and the son of the company's former chairman Peter Morgan, Charles Morgan joined the family firm full-time in 1985. Previously he had worked for 10 years as a news cameraman for ITN and then briefly in the publishing industry.[3] After the Morgan Motor Company was featured on the BBC's Troubleshooter in 1991, he obtained an MBA.[4] In 2013, he was removed as Morgan's managing director and continued as strategy director until October 2013, when he was voted off the company's board. He remains a minority shareholder.[5][6]

With Gregory Houston Bowden, Morgan is the author of Morgan – 100 Years: The Official History of the World's Greatest Sports Car, published in 2008.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=LlOzCwAAQBAJ&pg=PT68&lpg=PT68&dq=%22Vivien+Lipschitz%22&source=bl&ots=Qo8dDcKhXD&sig=ACfU3U1wRd-ZTESLsnha2n2HMvxRUEcOmg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjg__2S7rHpAhUPi1wKHZ5aAvEQ6AEwBnoECAwQAQ#v=onepage&q=%22Vivien%20Lipschitz%22&f=false
  2. ^ https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=LlOzCwAAQBAJ&pg=PT68&lpg=PT68&dq=%22Vivien+Lipschitz%22&source=bl&ots=Qo8dDcKhXD&sig=ACfU3U1wRd-ZTESLsnha2n2HMvxRUEcOmg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjg__2S7rHpAhUPi1wKHZ5aAvEQ6AEwBnoECAwQAQ#v=onepage&q=%22Vivien%20Lipschitz%22&f=false
  3. ^ Morgan Motor Company web-site Archived 26 March 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Dunne, Helen; “Classic reversal of fortune”, The Telegraph, 12 May 2009
  5. ^ Ping Chan, Szu (18 October 2013). "Charles Morgan describes distress at being ousted from board role". Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved 12 November 2013.
  6. ^ "Charles Morgan removed from world-famous UK car firm". BBC. 31 October 2013. Retrieved 12 November 2013.
  7. ^ 2008, Michael O’Mara Books, London