Gill Smith

Speaker

Gill Smith

Gill Smith

The Perfume Shop , MD

Gill has spent over 25 years working in the FMCG sector after qualifying as a chartered accountant with Deloitte and Touche. Her early career was in various senior finance roles in the wines and spirits industry spending 6 years at Seagram Company and 4 years at Allied Domecq Wines & Spirits UK before moving into retail in 2006 when she joined AS Watson, the largest international health and beauty retailer across Europe and Asia (operating as The Perfume Shop, Superdrug and Savers in the UK). Gill spent 8 years as CFO across the UK group delivering ambitious turnaround plans for Superdrug and Savers. In 2014, Gill was appointed to her current role of Managing Director of The Perfume Shop. Gill is also a member of the board of The Fragrance Foundation, a not for profit organisation committed to expanding the appreciation, enjoyment and use of fragrance and a Retail Week BeInspired Ambassador, promoting gender balance at all levels across retail and encourage women to fulfil their career aspirations.

By continuing to use the site you agree to our cookies policy. Accept