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“Our Mission is to ensure everyone has access to high quality cosmetics at an affordable price”

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What’s a Rich Text element?

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What’s a Rich Text element?

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Social Impact

The Group aims for inclusivity and encourages and promotes diversity, equality of pay and opportunity across the business. The health, safety and wellbeing of employees is of paramount importance and the Group seeks to support and benefit the wider community where possible.

Products and Inclusivity

The Group recognises the importance of its products to consumers whatever their gender, sexuality or racial background, and seeks to ensure they are inclusive for all. Its cosmetic and skincare products are developed for every skin tone, with a wide range of shades and The Group aims to make them as inclusive and affordable as possible.

The Group recognises its products are gender neutral, for example its Brow King palette was created in collaboration with celebrity brow stylist, Salih Cikikcioglu. The Group also has other product and marketing collaborations with male influencers, with its ‘Here Come the Boys’ campaign showcasing W7’s makeup products with ten male-identified bloggers and makeup artists.

The Group is committed to ethical and responsible sourcing practices aligned with international standards and protocols for human rights, worker rights, environmental and human health and safety. In support of this commitment, The Group is seeking to enhance its responsible and ethical sourcing practices to better address the risks and challenges in an increasingly complex global supply chain.

The Group seeks to ensure no product is wasted and for example in conjunction with Tesco, any products remaining in store aftershort-term promotions are donated to be placed in food bank collection points which are positioned at the front of all large Tesco stores.

Our People and Communities

The Group has a diverse workforce and promotes equality of pay and opportunity throughout. Employees are encouraged and nurtured to attain positions best suited to their ability, and the business promotes from within wherever possible.

The health and wellbeing of employees is paramount. Warpaint operates an open-door policy that encourages communication and engagement at all levels of the business with daily interaction and regular departmental meetings where input from colleagues is welcomed in any area.

Warpaint supports a number of local and national charities and events each year. In addition, in 2021 the Company made along-term commitment to support a young person’s mental health charity, iHeart, with a donation of funds and visits to schools in Greater London. iHeart supports young people by providing a range of specialised courses and programmes on mental health education, resilience and wellbeing.

Clive Garston

Non-Executive Chairman

Clive has been Non-Executive Chairman of the Group since November 2016. He has been a corporate lawyer for over 40 years specialising in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, and he is currently a consultant at Fladgate LLP. He has been on the boards of a number of public and private companies and has been the deputy chairman of a fully-listed company and chairman of a number of AIM companies. He has significant experience in small and medium quoted companies. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI).

Samuel Bazini

Chief Executive Officer

On leaving school at 16, Sam started work in a cosmetics warehouse, supplementing his income by selling cosmetics directly to the public at numerous London street markets. Selling directly to the public gave him an invaluable insight into consumer needs and in 1981 at the age of 18, using £500 he had saved he set up his own business, buying and selling close-out and end of line cosmetics and fragrance. During the course of the next ten years, Sam and Eoin’s paths crossed on numerous occasions, working intermittently with each other on a joint venture basis until they formally went into business together in 1992. Together with Eoin Macleod, Sam developed the business which resulted in the formation of W7.

Eoin Macleod

Managing Director

Eoin’s first introduction to the world of beauty was at the age of 14 through a Saturday job in an indoor market selling cosmetics and perfumes. After leaving college, Eoin decided to set up his own business selling fragrance directly to the public through London street markets as well as selling into the wholesale sector and then expanding into selling cosmetics. In 1992 he formally went into business with Sam operating initially in the close-out cosmetics and fragrance industry. Together with Sam Bazini, Eoin developed the business which resulted in the formation of W7.

Neil Rodol

Chief Financial Officer

Neil joined the Group in August 2015, having previously been an adviser to the business for several years. He has overseen the introduction of new systems and procedures. He joined the board as Chief Financial Officer in November 2016. Over the last 17 years he has been involved in several corporate purchase and acquisitions. In 2006, he sold his publishing company to a quoted group and became the group licensing director; in 2014 he completed a management buyout. Neil trained as an account at BDO Stoy Hayward and holds an honours degree in Maths and Computer Science.

Sally Craig

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Sally has been Company Secretary to Warpaint London plc since February 2017 and was appointed to the board in September 2018. She is also the Corporate Finance, Legal and Regulatory Officer & Company Secretary of Diaceutics plc, an AIM listed diagnostic commercialisation company for the precision medicine industry. She is a solicitor and has previously practised as a corporate lawyer. She has many years’ experience providing company secretarial services to private and public companies in the UK including then AIM listed, Osmetech plc. She holds an honours degree in law from Manchester Metropolitan University.

Paul Hagon

Executive Director

Paul joined the Group as a Non-Executive Director in November 2016. Having worked in the Grocery Sector for over 30 years in both wholesaling and major branded suppliers, Paul is currently providing consultancy services for a number of retail, manufacturing and wholesale businesses to assist with strategies, change programmes and the implementation of practical business plans. Prior to this, Paul has worked in selling, marketing and business management roles with Nestle and more recently, Palmer and Harvey, where his latter role was as Group Strategy and Development Director. Paul has also served as Chairman of the Association of Convenience Stores for whom he had also been a board member for 20 years.

Keith Sadler

Non-Executive Director

Keith joined the Group as a Non-Executive Director in November 2016. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Hawkwing plc, for which he chairs the audit committee and Non-Executive Director of HR Dept. Limited, a professional services business, and Silver Bullet Data Services Group Ltd, a contextual data management marketing organisation. Historically, Keith has been CEO or CFO of a number of quoted companies in the marketing services, telecoms and media industries. Keith is a chartered accountant and holds an honours degree in economics from the University of Kent.

John Collier

Non-Executive Director

John joined the Group as a Non-Executive Director in September 2021. He is a Canadian national, based in New York, USA, who has spent nearly 30 years in the consumer goods industry, primarily at Revlon, the multinational cosmetics, skin care, fragrance, and personal care company. More recently, Mr Collier has been appointed as President of Swiss oral beauty and health company, vVARDIS Inc. Prior to founding his own New York based advisory business he was at Revlon between 1996 and 2018, latterly as President, North America. In this role he managed operations with approximately US$1.7 billion of annual sales, with responsibility for brand assets and commercial relationships spanning direct, e-commerce, speciality and prestige sales channels. His prior roles at Revlon included senior management positions with responsibility for brand and market development, including implementing e-commerce strategies.