Matt Lumb is the Former CEO of Tangle Teezer.
Matt is also co-founder of #WEWILLBEKINGS – a digital transformation agency working with brands in the fashion and beauty industries.
He is also the CEO and Director of War Paint for Men, a new brand selling make-up for men.
Tangle Teezer is the world’s first and best-selling detangling hairbrush with twenty brushes now being sold every minute around the world.
Tangle Teezer are pioneers in hair care, creating a whole new category and achieving global recognition in a very short space of time.
Whilst at TT sales have grown from £1M to almost £30M per annum whilst retaining industry-leading profit margins.
The company now export over 80% of their sales to 70 countries, they have won two Queen’s Awards and have been a Fast Track 100 Growth company for three consecutive years, as well as featuring in the top 20 of both Profit Track 100 and Export Track 100 for two consecutive years.
Matt has a strong background within accountancy, finance and operations and in 2015 was voted “Best Director – International Business” at the London and South East Institute of Director’s Awards. He was runner-up in the same category in the IoD National Awards.
Along with founder Shaun Pulfrey, Matt has secured other awards for Tangle Teezer including:
- The National Business Awards ‘Growth Business of the Year’ (2014)
- Supply Chain Excellence Best SME (2014)
- International Business of the Year at the 2015 Private Business Awards
Matt now judges many business competitions as well as delivering keynote speeches at various conferences about 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