Circle of Champions Award Winner Linda Taylor!
The Circle of Champions is a special initiative set up by The Fragrance Foundation and voted for by The Board of Directors to pay tribute to those individuals who have made a noticeable and newsworthy contribution to the fragrance industry.
This year The Fragrance Foundation is delighted to announce that the winner of the Circle of Champions award is Linda Taylor.
Born in Scotland Linda’s passion for the beauty industry was ignited with her very first job as a graduate trainee in Lewis’s Glasgow, part of the old Dears group. She joined KGA in 1995 and became Sales Director in 2000 before being promoted to Managing Director in 2007.
As Managing Director Linda worked collaboratively with Kenneth and the other directors to drive the business and run the company from a day to day perspective. This encompassed working to ensure KGA is fully representing every brand to its best advantage, adhering to each brand’s guidelines and strategy whilst ensuring the company maximises its potential in the UK. From a sales perspective Linda worked on strategy, top line negotiation, turnover and sales targets. Linda is also passionate about mentoring and guiding young people within the business.
Linda has been a Board Member for CEW UK and has been a Board Director with The Fragrance Foundation since 2013.
In 2018 Linda decided to take early retirement, she now enjoys visiting her family in Scotland and enjoys travel, house renovation projects and long walks with her dog Lucy Lou.
Linda will be greatly missed within our industry her contribution, integrity and reputation is exemplary.
At The Fragrance Foundation we are honoured to have had Linda as a member of The Board and as our Vice Chairman. We wish Linda nothing, but future happiness and we are delighted to bestow Linda with the Circle of Champions award.