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