Charles Morgan (automaker)

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Charles Morgan
NationalityBritish
OccupationBusinessman
Known forMorgan Motor Company (managing director)

Charles Morgan 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.[1] After the Morgan Motor Company was featured on the BBC’s Troubleshooter in 1991, he obtained an MBA. [2] 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. [3][4][5]

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.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morgan Motor Company web-site Archived March 26, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Dunne, Helen; “Classic reversal of fortune”, The Telegraph, 12 May 2009
  3. ^ Ping Chan, Szu (18 October 2013). "Charles Morgan describes distress at being ousted from board role". Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved November 12, 2013.
  4. ^ "Charles Morgan removed from world-famous UK car firm". BBC. 31 October 2013. Retrieved November 12, 2013.
  5. ^ Massy, Ray (17 October 2013). "Historic British sports car maker Morgan faces backlash after ousting the founder's final family member from the board". Daily Mail. London. Retrieved November 12, 2013.
  6. ^ 2008, Michael O’Mara Books, London