Annual Conference speaker

Ben Fletcher, President of the European Region, Clarks

Ben Fletcher is the President of the European Region at Clarks, where he is responsible for leading a business of 10,000 people across 27 markets.

Before joining Clarks, Ben spent 6 years at Boots where he was Finance Director of Boots, UK & Ireland before being appointed Managing Director, Boots Opticians in October 2013.

Prior to this, he was Finance Director for the global Salon Professional division at Procter and Gamble (P&G). During his 12 years at P&G, Ben worked in a variety of finance roles in the UK and Western Europe.

Ben is a board member of the British Retail Consortium where he also chairs the Audit & Risk Committee. He is a trustee of the National Literacy Trust which works to improve the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in the UK's most disadvantaged communities. He is also a member of the Retail Advisory Group of the digital charity box, Pennies.

Ben is married with two children and lives in Bath.