Circle of Champions 2017: Linda Key Jackson, CEO of The Fragrance Foundation
Linda Key Jackson, CEO of The Fragrance Foundation, was presented with The Circle of Champions Award at the Annual Fragrance Foundation Awards.
An operationally focused Business Executive with more than 35 years’ experience in the Beauty industry. Having worked for 12 years with Procter & Gamble, Linda moved to Coty Prestige in 2002 as Sales Director driving it to the N01 fragrance house in the UK.
Linda set up her own consultancy company Linda Key Connections, helping both developed and emerging brands reach their potential.
Linda Key Connections also became the managing agent of The Fragrance Foundation and went on to became its CEO in 2013. Linda now employs 4 team members to support the activities of the foundation as its membership has grown from 65 companies to 140 and its events from just 6 to 24 including The Jasmine Awards and the Fragrance Foundation Awards ‘The Oscars of the fragrance industry’ attended by 600 guests.
"I can’t thank enough The Fragrance Foundation Board of Directors for honouring me with the Circle of Champions Award. For me it is all about the people that make up our industry, the kindness and support that I have been shown throughout my career, through good times and the bad, has been exceptional and has driven me forwards I cannot imagine working in a more caring, creative and dynamic industry.There are so many friends in the industry that have made a difference to my life, my career, and together I hope we can all make the difference for the future talent that will be driving this very important yet magical industry forward.Winning the Circle of Champions award has made me feel so very special and valued for a job that I simply love."
- Linda Key