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James Garland Needham Edit Profile

also known as Gary

Manufacturing company executive

J. Gary Needham, Canadian manufacturing company executive.

Background

Needham, J. Gary was born on November 21, 1930 in Arnpror, Ontario, Canada. Son of William George and Emma (Lyons) Needham.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, 1953.

Career

Metallurgical Chemist, Falconbridge (Ontario) Nickel Mines, 1953-1956;

Coatings Chemist, Canada Westinghouse, Hamilton, Ontario, 1956-1962;

Supervisor of Electronics Development, Northern Electric/Bell Northern/Microsystems International, Ottawa, 1962-1972;

Manager of Development, Cominco, Trail, B.C., 1979-1985;

General Manager, ICI Wafer Technology, Milton Keynes, 1985-1990;

General Manager, MCP Wafer Technology, Milton Keynes, since 1990.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: learning French, pottery, ceramics, windsurfing.

Connections

Married Gloria Wiggett, June 28, 1958 (divorced April 1991). Children: Lisa, Peter, Grant.

father:
William George Needham

mother:
Emma (Lyons) Needham

spouse:
Gloria Wiggett

child:
Peter Needham

child:
Grant Needham

child:
Lisa Needham