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Speaker Biography

Stuart Towe CBE

Group Chairman & Managing Director, Hadley Industries Holdings Ltd and Chairman, Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership.

Stuart trained as an Accountant with the Birmingham firm of Farmiloe & Co. He moved to Hadley’s as Group Accountant, appointed to Main Board in 1978 responsible for commercial and financial development; completed the buy-out of the business in 2006. Hadley has grown from £1 million turnover in the 1970’s to over £100 million in 2010. Hadley has manufacturing plants in the Middle East, Far East and Europe and licensees throughout the world.

Awarded C.B.E. in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, 2008; Appointed as Business in the Community’s Regional Ambassador for the West Midlands by His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales in June 2007; High Sheriff of the West Midlands 2012 (in nomination); Chair Business in the Community, West Midlands; Chair Black Country L.E.P.; Chair of Governors Bromsgrove School and Alexandra High School; Governor Sandwell Academy and Wolverhampton University; Member of HSBC International Advisory Board; Member of the CBI Manufacturing Council.