The Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman, John Lewis Partnership

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Date: 04 November 2014
Venue: UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre, Frenchay Campus
Time: Reception: 18:00 - Lecture: 18:30 - Networking and Supper: 19:30


About the lecture

Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman, John Lewis Partnership will deliver a lecture as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

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Programme

  • 18:00 - Registration and refreshments
  • 18:30 - Lecture
  • 19:30 - Networking and supper

Biography

Charlie Mayfield became the Partnership's fifth Chairman in March 2007. He joined the Partnership in 2000 as Head of Business Development, responsible for business strategy and development for both John Lewis and Waitrose. Charlie joined the Board as Development Director in 2001 and was responsible for developing the Partnership's online strategy. He became Managing Director of John Lewis in January 2005 prior to taking up his appointment as Chairman of the Partnership in March 2007.

Charlie began his career as an officer in the army. He joined SmithKline Beecham in 1992 and became Marketing Manager for the Lucozade brand, before moving to McKinsey & Co in 1996, where he worked with consumer and retail organisations.

Charlie is the Government appointed Chair of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, President of the Employee Ownership Association and a Director of Central Surrey Health Trustee Limited. He received a knighthood in June 2013 for services to business.

About the Bristol Distinguished Address Series

The Bristol Distinguished Address Series provides a unique opportunity to hear about the challenges, issues and decisions being made at the highest level of strategic leadership. The series is delivered by the Bristol Business School in partnership with ACCA, Bristol City Council, Bristol Junior Chamber, Bristol Post, Business West, CBI, CMI, FSB, IoD, ICAEW and the West of England LEP.

Cost: Free. Registration is now available on the night.
Contact: Corporate Relations and Events Team
Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 83934
E-mail: Events@uwe.ac.uk

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