Matt Lumb is the CEO of War Paint For Men, the UK’s disruptive, men’s makeup brand leading the way in an explosive new category.
At just two years old everybody is talking about War Paint For Men as one of the UK’s most exciting new beauty brands.
Matt Lumb is also the Former CEO of Tangle Teezer.
Tangle Teezer is the world’s first and best-selling detangling hairbrush with twenty brushes now being sold every minute around the world.
Pioneers in hair care, the company created a whole new category, achieving global recognition in a very short space of time.
In under seven years, Matt ensured sales grew from £1M to almost £30M per annum whilst retaining industry-leading profit margins.
The company grew export sales from 2% to 82%, to 70+ countries, during the same period.
They won two Queen’s Awards and were a Fast Track 100 Growth company for four consecutive years, as well as featuring in the Top 20 of both Profit Track 100 and Export Track 100 for two consecutive years.
Matt was voted the Institute of Directors “Director of the Year International” in 2015.
Matt has a wealth of experience in what it takes to grow a brand from a start-up with one member of staff to a global household name exporting to every continent.
He openly talks about all of the challenges that are faced on such a journey, the vital importance of culture and how to grow a business quickly with a small team.
As a keynote speaker, Matt’s speaking topics include:
- Business Growth
- Brand Building
- Product Development
- Intellectual Property