September 22, 2017 8:53 AM ET


Company Overview of British Wool Marketing Board

Company Overview

British Wool Marketing Board collects, grades, sells, and promotes fleece wool. The company was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Bradford, United Kingdom.

Wool House

Sidings Close

Canal Road

Bradford,  BD2 1AZ

United Kingdom

Founded in 1950


44 1274 688666


44 1274 652233

Key Executives for British Wool Marketing Board

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 45
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

British Wool Marketing Board Key Developments

British Wool Marketing Board Announces Executive Changes

The new chief executive of the British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) was unveiled at Scotsheep event in Peebleshire. Taking up the reins of the wool board is 44-year-old Joe Farren, of Cawood in North Yorkshire. He replaces Ian Hartley who has led the organisation for the past 22 years. Mr. Farren is a qualified barrister who spent the first part of his career in the City advising on mergers and acquisitions. He then went on to work at building and home improvement product distributor SIG Plc where he was head of UK and Ireland business development, and most recently he worked as a director at the private equity arm of Lloyds Bank, LDC.

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