William Stobart

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William Stobart
William Stobart

November 1961
Cumbria, England
ResidencePeover Superior, Cheshire, England
OccupationFormer Executive Chairman of Eddie Stobart.
Years active1986 – 2017
Known forExecutive Chairman of Eddie Stobart Logistics trading as "Eddie Stobart".
Spouse(s)Helen Cleasby (divorced)
ChildrenEdward Stobart
April Stobart
Parent(s)Eddie Stobart & Nora Stobart
FamilyEdward Stobart, John Stobart, Anne Stobart

William Stobart was the executive chairman of Eddie Stobart Logistics Limited until 2017,[1] and former Chief Operating Officer of the Stobart Group.[2]

He has two children Edward (Edd) and April Stobart. He currently lives at Peover Superior in Cheshire.

He owns 3.39% of the Stobart Group as of April 2014 and also owns a 27% share of W A Developments Holdings Ltd.

Early life[edit]

William was born in Cumberland (England) in November 1961, the fourth child of Eddie and Nora Stobart. He worked for the family business from his teenage years, joining the management of Eddie Stobart Ltd in 1986.[3]


  1. ^ "Edd Stobart launches own haulage firm". Commercial Motor. 13 May 2014. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Spotlight On... William Stobart, Chief operating officer, Stobart Group". The Independent. 18 September 2012. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  3. ^ Noel Davidson (1998). Only the Best will do: The Eddie Stobart Story, pages 106, 163, 164, Ambassador, ISBN 978-1-84030-043-7.