November 27, 2014 5:25 PM ET

Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods

Company Overview of Jack Wills Limited

Company Overview

Jack Wills Limited offers apparel and accessories. The company provides gilets, jackets and coats, hoodies and sweat tops, jumpers and cardigans, dresses and playsuits, T-shirts and tops, accessories and bags, trousers, jeans and leggings, denims, loungewears, sweatpants, gym ranges, shorts and skirts, fragrance products, shoes and boots, underwear and socks, and jewelry for women. It also provides gilets, jackets and coats, hoodies and sweat tops, T-shirts and tops, jumpers and cardigans, shirts, sweatpants, suits, trousers, chinos and jeans, denims, accessories and bags, fragrance products, gym ranges, shoes and boots, and underwear and socks for men. In addition, the company provides soft...

Unit 4

Ockham Drive

Greenford,  UB6 0FD

United Kingdom

Founded in 1998

Phone:

44 84 5262 5225

Fax:

44 20 8838 4889

Key Executives for Jack Wills Limited

Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 48
Global Digital Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Jack Wills Limited Key Developments

Jack Wills Announces Executive Changes

Jack Wills has appointed Wendy Becker as its chief executive, replacing founder Peter Williams, who will become a nonexecutive director. Ms. Becker, who joined last year as chief operating officer, had previously been MD of TalkTalk and marketing director for Vodafone.

Jack Wills Announces Management Changes

Jack Wills' has drafted in a new global digital director, with global head of e-commerce Graham Morrell set to depart after less than a year in the role. Morrell will be exiting the business in the coming months. Jack Wills has appointed Jan Mehmet to head up the global online operations in a newly created role. Mehmet, the former ecommerce director at Fitflop, started this month. He has also previously held the position of director of ecommerce at Urban Outfitters Europe.

Jack Wills Explores Options

Peter Williams and Robert Shaw, owners of Jack Wills Limited are exploring options to exit the business through a possible sale or initial public offering (IPO) of about £500 million. The sale or IPO is expected to result in proceeds to £350 million for Peter Williams and Robert Shaw who own a combined 70% stake in Jack Wills. Jack Wills is expected to make the move in the next three to six years.

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