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David Boynton

David Boynton

Chief Executive
The Body Shop Ltd.
David Boynton is Chief Executive of iconic British brand The Body Shop, where he has responsibility for the company’s business strategy, execution and growth in more than 65 markets worldwide. He took the role in December 2017 following the acquisition of The Body Shop by Brazil’s best known beauty brand, and sustainability leader, Natura Cosmeticos.

David previously held senior positions at a number of major high-street retailers, most recently as CEO of menswear retailer Charles Tyrwhitt. He was also formerly at natural beauty brand L'Occitane for ten years, his last role at the group being Chief Executive of the western hemisphere where he was operationally responsible for a geographically diverse group of over 600 boutiques. He has also held a number of senior management roles across Asian markets.

David has over 30 years’ experience in the retail sector and has expertise spanning operations, real estate, e-commerce and CRM, brand-building, operational marketing and sales development.

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Tuesday Jan 14
12:00 - 12:30 PM
Shyft Stage, Level 4
How do organizations stay relevant to their stakeholders in an age of rapid change? Can traditional business structures and strategies provide the ability to innovate, react and, better anticipate stakeholder interests? This session explores how... Read more