Beaverbrooks

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Beaverbrooks the Jewellers
Private
Industry Retail
Founded 1919
Founder Issac,Maurice and Harry Adlestone
Headquarters St Annes on Sea, UK
Number of locations
67
Key people
CEO Anna Blackburn
Products Jewellery
Number of employees
800
Website www.beaverbrooks.co.uk

Beaverbrooks is a British jeweller. Established in 1919, with the opening of its first store in Belfast and still a family-owned business, with direct descendants of the founders, (the fourth and fifth generations of the Brown and Adlestone families),the custodians. The current CEO Anna Blackburn has worked for beaverbrooks for 15 years, starting her career working in the Trafford branch and working her way up the ranks. She has been the CEO since September 2013 and is not only the first female CEO of the company but the first non-family CEO in the company's history.

Awards and recognition[edit]

Beaverbrooks staff are the most content in the country, according to the Sunday Times topping the newspaper’s annual rankings of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ in 2009 and have appeared in the top four since 2004.

  • 1st in the Sunday Times' 'Best Companies to Work for' 2009 [1]
  • Best Workplace in Europe 2008 [2]
  • UK Jewellery Awards- Multiple Retailer of the Year, Retail Employer of the Year [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Archived June 11, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "About Us - Beaverbrooks the Jewellers". Beaverbrooks.co.uk. Retrieved 2010-08-04. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "News - Beaverbrooks the Jewellers". Beaverbrooks.co.uk. 2010-03-08. Retrieved 2010-08-04. [permanent dead link]