Jacqueline Gold (Ann Summers)

Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 5:00 – 8:30 PM UTC

Chief Executive of the Gold Group companies Ann Summers and Knickerbox. She was named Retail Week's Most Powerful Woman and Barclays Bank's Most Inspirational Businesswoman in the UK.

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About this event

CEO of the Gold Group International companies: Ann Summers and Knickerbox, Jacqueline is renowned for managing a company run by and in support of women. She is the 16th richest woman in Britain. When she first joined Ann Summers, she didn't like the atmosphere at Ann Summers. Jacqueline shifted focus on women and allowing them to browse and shop for lingerie in a safe, female friendly environment. She developed the legendary Ann Summers Party Plan, with thousands of women as party organisers, holding thousands of parties every month. After being made Chief Executive at Ann Summers, she transformed it into a multi-million pound business with a sales force today of over 7,000 woman as party organisers and almost 150 high street stores in the UK. Jacqueline is keen to support startups and runs a weekly Twitter campaign called #WOW to aid and support female startups.

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  • Jacqueline Gold

    Ann Summers



Tuesday, May 27, 2014
5:00 PM – 8:30 PM UTC


5:00 PMNetworking and Food
6:00 PMFireside Chat
7:00 PMNetworking


  • Prem Sangeet Petar Savic

    Supreme Factory

    London Director

  • James Lethem



  • Dec McLaughlin

    Startup Grind Scotland


  • Roux Reabow



  • Elina Agrawal


  • Patrycja Maksymowicz

    Open Solutions Global

    Founder/ MD

  • Weronika Adkonis

    Marketing Manager

  • Rohan Sesetti


  • Sam Adekunle

    Grone Collective

    Head of Special Projects & Initiatives