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GEC-Marconi Electronics

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1969 A major reorganisation of AEI and English Electric was carried out after they were acquired by GEC. In electronics, GEC-Marconi Electronics was created which included the Marconi Co (including Marconi Instruments, Marconi-Elliott Microelectronics, Eddystone Radio and overseas activities). After reorganisation, there were 4 "market-oriented management companies" covering the various GEC-Marconi Electronics companies; these were[1]:

A new semiconductor company was also set up at the same time: GEC Semiconductors

Excluded from these changes were Marconi central division and Elliott Automation Space and Advanced Military Systems as well as 2 business units outside the UK

Other electronics activities were assigned to GEC-Elliott Automation Ltd

1974 GEC-Marconi Electronics included[2]:

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Friday, Aug. 8, 1969
  2. The Times Sept 2 1974