Because MD named “Female Entrepreneur of the Year”


We’re proud to announce that Because’s very own managing director Sharon Richey has been named “Female Entrepreneur of the Year” in BT Business’s annual Essence of the Entrepreneur competition.


Sharon is one of just 20 winning entrepreneurs selected from hundreds of entries from across the UK by a panel of judges which included Dragon’s Den star Peter Jones, BBC Radio 4’s Adam Shaw, Daily Mirror journalist Tricia Philips and John Dunsmere from the British Chambers of Commerce.  Sharon’s prize was to be photographed by world-renowned photographer Rankin for a special exhibition to be held at the gallery@oxo on London’s South Bank from 29th January – 1st March 2009.

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With nearly 30 years of marketing experience, both client and agency side, I’ve acquired a rare perspective on brands and business: I believe you have to challenge things creatively if you want to grow sales. Consumer technology is reshaping our world, and it’s only the great brands that stay on the crest.