Simon is a proven CEO and Chairman who joins the Fresh Equity Team to offer some hands on business improvement experience and an insight into how Business owners see things.
He was initially a Manufacturing Manager with Hanson Trust in the 80s, moving through general management in Support Services before creating the UK’s largest provider of clothing for people at work . He led the business through 2 management buyouts and sales to public companies as well as a series of acquisitions and consolidations, taking a small business selling circa £1 million into a highly profitable £135m organisation.
He has extensive international sourcing experience and, after a sale to the giant US Retailer the Men’s Wearhouse, he also ran their US uniform business.
Simon chairs a number of businesses within the Fresh Equity portfolio .