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Portrait de Christopher Bailey
Age : 46
Public asset : 14,305,885 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Burberry Group plc

Summary 
Mr. Christopher Bailey is on the Board of Directors at Burberry Group Plc. Mr. Bailey was previously employed as Chairman by Fashion Fringe.


Current positions of Christopher Bailey 
NameTitle Since
Burberry Group plc
(Apparel & Accessories Retailers)
President, Director & Chief Creative Officer 2001


Holdings of Christopher Bailey 
NameEquities%Valuation
Burberry Group (BRBY)
Apparel & Accessories Retailers
566,3990.13%14,305,885 USD


Christopher Bailey : Personal Network 


Biography of Christopher Bailey 
Christopher Bailey MBE (born 1971) is the Chief Creative and chief executive officer of Burberry, and is responsible for creating and delivering the company's global vision and business strategy, including overseeing collections, brand imagery, product design, creative marketing, architecture, consumer technology and digital innovation. was born in Yorkshire, the son of a carpenter and a window dresser for Marks and Spencer. He graduated from the Royal College of Art with a Masters degree in 1994 and later received an honorary fellowship from the College in 2004 From 1994 to 1996 he was the Womenswear Designer at Donna Karan and Senior Designer of Womenswear at Gucci in Milan from 1996 to 2001. He joined Burberry in May 2001 as design director and became Creative Director in 2004, and Chief Creative Officer in November 2009.

On 15 October 2013 Bailey was named as the next CEO of Burberry following Angela Ahrendts' departure to Apple in mid-2014. Bailey took up the role of Chief Creative and chief executive officer on 1 May 2014.

Bailey is credited with transforming the fortunes of the company, Bailey masterminded the design of Burberry's largest store, 121 Regent Street in London, opened in 2012, a bricks-and-mortar incarnation of the brand's website. He also oversaw the design and development of the convert|160000|sqft|m2|adj=on Burberry Global Headquarters at Horseferry House in London, opened in 2009.citation needed|date=December 2013

In 2008, Bailey, alongside Angela Ahrendts, established the Burberry Foundation, dedicated to helping young people realise their dreams and potential through the power of their creativity. The Burberry Foundation invests in select charities focused on supporting young people in the key cities in regions where the majority of Burberry employees live and work, and where they are able to participate in volunteer roles.

Personal life
While in Milan, Bailey met and began dating Geert Cloet, brand designer for Miu Miu. He split his time between his home in Milan and England. In 2004, Cloet was diagnosed with brain cancer. He and Bailey moved to Yorkshire to be near Bailey's family. Cloet died the next year.

He has been in a relationship with British actor Simon Woods since 2009.

In May 2014 he became the first openly gay executive among FTSE 100 corporations.

Source @ Wikipedia




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Christopher Bailey : Connections 
Taxation Institute of London
Visit Florida
Djanogly City Academy Nottingham
Dallaglio Foundation
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
National Centre For Universities & Business
Dm Thomas Foundation for Young People
The Work Foundation
easyJet Airline Co. Ltd.
California Travel & Tourism Commission
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales


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