Jacqueline Gold is Chief Executive of Ann Summers and Knickerbox and is one of Britain’s most successful businesswomen and an entrepreneur who is an inspiration to thousands of women. Jacqueline is the charismatic boss of one of Britain’s most extraordinary business families. With a gross annual sales turnover at over £150 million, Ann Summers ranks as one of the most successful and profitable private companies in the UK.
“The woman responsible for bringing sex to the high street and liberating thousands of women between the sheets” -OK! Magazine
She has been presented with numerous awards and appeared in Retail Week, Cosmopolitan and Good Housekeeping Magazine’s lists of top UK businesswomen. Daily Mail named her one of Britain’s 100 Most Influential Women. She was Business Communicator of the Year 2004, was a new entry in Debrett’s ’People of Today’ 2005 and is listed in 2009 for her contribution to British society. She was nominated for The Credit Suisse Award for the Outstanding Woman in Business in the 2008 National Business Awards and was in Who’s Who in 2008. She is a columnist for Retail Week, New Business, Kent Business and Women Mean Business magazines.
As one of Britain’s most successful businesswomen Jacqueline Gold and the subject of several documentaries, Jacqueline offers great insights into the strategies that she has used to reach the top. She offers audiences all the tools necessary to create a successful multi-million pound enterprise.
Truly inspirationally and widely admired for her incredible business acumen, Jacqueline is an engaging and imaginative speaker with a wonderful sense of humour and her presentations are quite simply “stunning”.