8th September 2005
DOUBLE CELEBRATION FOR
CBE, who generated billions of pounds worth of sales during his 43 years spent working
honorary award will come just 24 hours after a special city council meeting to
confer on Mr Bray the Freedom of the City of
Mr Bray was
appointed the first Chairman of the Board of Governors of the newly named
in engineering has spanned almost 50 years. A graduate of King’s College,
One of Kelvin Bray’s many major achievements was the development of the gas turbine business from a £500,000 concern to a £145 million giant between 1965 and 1987.
Mr Bray has
also served as a governor at
He holds a total of 12 Queen’s Awards for Exports, Technology and the Environment and has also been awarded an OBE (1982) and made a CBE (1990).
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