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Bob Gibson

Bob Gibson

Born 1927, died August 2016. 

Bob Gibson trained as an electronic engineer as part of National Service. After working as an electronic research engineer in Civil Service, he was recruited by LEO Computers as trainee maintenance engineer. Took responsibility for training customer engineers and rose to oversee all LEO training as well as managing engineering maintenance services, and personnel. 
He briefly left LEO to become a management consultant but returned to become head of customer support services for English Electric Leo Marconi. Completed his career with ICL as Manager, Large Projects before setting up his own consultancy. Retired 1988 and published a book on Project Management. Gained a reputation as a safe pair of hands for complex and difficult assignments. He was one of the stalwarts whose contribution played a key role in the success of LEO.


 

 

 

 
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