Rolls-Royce recently shared that it celebrated the 116th Anniversary of the meeting between its founders, The Hon Charles Rolls and Sir Henry Royce. Both the founders met first on May 4, 1904, at Midland Hotel in Manchester, england, and that meeting led to the World being gifted with the luxury car Rolls-Royce.
Henry Royce was an engineer and Charles Rolls was a nobleman with experience in selling the cars. Charles Rolls said that he met the greatest engineer in the world after their first meeting. Torsten Müller-Ötvös who is the CEO of Rolls-Royce Motor cars said, "We are living through historic times. Our primary focus is, of course, on safely resuming production at The home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex; but in marking this amazing anniversary, we are taking a moment to reflect on what 116 years have taught us.
As a company, we can draw strength from the knowledge that although Rolls-Royce has faced uncertainty many times over the years, it has emerged more resilient and confident, with its fundamental principles unaltered. Our present challenges may be unprecedented, but as we look to the future, I am confident there is no company in the world better prepared to overcome them."