Newsletter 2010


Congratulations to…
…Phil Robinson, CBE

Phil Robinson Phil Robinson, Senior Vice President of SELEX Communications, was awarded a CBE in the June 2009 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to the defence industry.  Phil joined the Marconi Company in 1968, working initially at Baddow in Satellite Communications engineering.  In 1982 he moved to MCSL to lead a large development group, then moved progressively through more commercial roles and was involved in a number of organisational restructurings.  He managed the integration of Marconi Selenia with the communications business of BAE Systems to form Selex Communications in 2004/2005 and has held the position of Senior Vice President of Selex since then.

The following message was sent to him by Peter Turrall on the 24th June on behalf of the Association “I have only just heard that you have been awarded a CBE in the Queens Birthday Honours List.  Many congratulations, and on behalf of the Marconi Veterans’ Association, we are delighted this award has been made to you.”