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The Owen Organisation was diversified firm built up from its origins in ]]Rubery, Owen and Co| Rubery Owen]] with Alfred George Beech Owen and Ernest Owen (1910–1967) as managing directors; the other third of the company was owned by their sister, Jean. The managing directors remunerated themselves modestly and the company paid no dividends.
1957 It consisted of:
1969 The organisation was one of the biggest private businesses in Britain, with a workforce of about 16,000. Alfred Owen retired due to ill-health.