Blog Category: Women in Wholesale

Katie Jenkins of Bolt Learning

Bolt Learning’s Katie Jenkins (pictured) says that despite being excellent communicators, women freeze at business events. She offers her top tips to help women effortlessly work the room    Last month my husband and I were at our daughter’s new-parent night out, a social for Year 1 parents. On the way home, I asked my

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Janna Horsthuis is the Managing Director of Robinson’s, which was established in 1886 and has evolved, over five generations, into one of the Isle of Man’s best-known companies. Today, the foodservice retailer and wholesaler employs over 175 people and manages over 8,000 product lines. Janna is excited to be taking the family business into the

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We’re delighted to be working with wholesale’s most inspiring leaders for our first-ever speed networking and mentoring event.  Our mentors will be sharing practical advice and career boosting tips. Topics include: career progression, confidence, how to lead and motivate teams and how to better support women in the workplace. Check out the line up below and

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Sarah took the opportunity to speak out at a senior leadership meeting and landed a fantastic job in the process

This month, our Top Talent interview is with Head of Insight and Customer Experience at Bidfood, Sarah Whiddett. She says taking risks, speaking out and using every opportunity to put yourself forward has helped her to progress quickly at Bidfood Name, job title and company Sarah Whiddett, Head of Insight & Customer Experience, Bidfood How long

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Jill Livesey, Managing Director, HIM (second from right) with her team at WiW Conference 2017

Women in Wholesale (WiW) has commissioned a report with research consultancy HIM to support manufacturers and wholesalers to attract more females into wholesale roles. WiW Founder and Organiser, Elit Rowland, said: “One of the biggest challenges with recruitment in wholesale is attracting a diverse pipeline in the first place. Many manufacturers and wholesalers want more

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At WiW our mission is to highlight positive female role models in wholesale, particularly fresh faces and aspiring talent. So we’re kicking off 2018 with a NEW WiW Top Talent Spotlight. First up is Kelly Roberts, Sales Manager Wholesale. Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) who tells us about the toughest moment in her career, her aspirations for the

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State-of-the-art fully-equipped auditorium

The Women in Wholesale 2’018 conference will be held on Tuesday 11th September at The Royal Society of Medicine at 1 Wimpole Street, W1G 0AE. Just a stone’s throw from London’s Oxford Street, we have invested in a state-of-the-art auditorium to offer delegates a first class experience and optimum comfort on the day. The Guy Whittle

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This week LEAD UK Chapter held its Christmas Networking event at the prestigious Ernst Young (EY) Offices at 1 More Place, just a stone’s throw from the stunning Tower of London.  More than 50 men and women attended to enjoy presentations on ‘Engaging Men in Gender Diversity’ and ‘Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives’ from guest speakers

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Women in Wholesale (WiW) is delighted to announce key dates for 2018 – the Spring Networking event will be held on April 26th and the Annual Conference will be help on October l8th. Please put them in your diaries! Both events will be held at the contemporary Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Offices at 250 Bishopsgate, near London Liverpool Street Station. Big thank you to

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