William Jackson Food Group - history, evolution and lessons learnt

Join FEO member Nicholas Oughtred for this intimate history of the company and its Hull roots from 1851 to the present day. Nicholas will reflect on the changes that have taken place from 1851 to the present day, and most importantly the lessons learnt along the way. A unique opportunity for FEO members - reserve your place now.

Nicholas is the great, great grandson of the business’s founder William Jackson. He is a graduate of Stirling University where he obtained a BA Honours in Business Studies with Economics. He joined the William Jackson Group in 1983 holding various roles before being appointed Group Company Secretary in 2003. He was made a Director of the Group Board in June 2006 prior to becoming Chairman in January 2007. The group has historically been quite diversified but now comprises a portfolio of food businesses operating in different sectors. Whilst the business has operations around the country, the roots are in Hull where it began in 1851. Nicholas’s involvement has covered a wide variety of activities including chairing a board, shaping values, family business governance, acquisitions, disposals and business strategy.

Members Only

8am til 8.30 Arrival, breakfast served 8.30 to 9.30 Nicholas Oughtred presentation 9.30 Q & A 10am Close

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