Michael Gibson celebrates 50 years at Gibsons

Published on: 3rd November 2016

Gibsons would like to wish its chairman, Michael Gibson, a very happy 50th anniversary.

Gibsons-480Michael joined the family firm when he was 20 years old in 1966, when the company sold indoor and outdoor games and pastimes. Together, both Michael and Gibsons have come a long way since then, thanks to hard work, gut feeling and his ingenious idea of introducing jigsaw puzzles to the range back in 1986.

“It’s been a very interesting journey over the last 50 years,” Michael said. “There have been tough times, especially in the early years, but I guess you could say that it never is going to be easy – that’s the way business works. It’s a fantastic industry to have been a part of for such a long period, and having seen so many companies come and go, I’m incredibly proud that the family business my grandfather started in 1919, which has been through wars, recessions and a lot besides, will be celebrating its centenary in just over two years time. I couldn’t have wished for anything better.”

The Gibsons team would like thank Michael for his determination and commitment to the team and congratulate him on this momentous achievement.


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