Christopher Bailey's magic numbers
Burberry CEO and chief creative officer Christopher Bailey has transformed the British brand into one of the most important luxury fashion houses in the world. Read his life and successes throughout dates and numbers.
7.9An annual salary of 7.9 million pounds, as well as payments of £303,000 toward a pension fund, £1.8m annual bonus and £4.4m for a long term incentive plan.
3He has 3 university degrees: in 2003 an Honorary Fellowship from the Royal College of Art, where he obtained a Master’s degree in 1994, Hononary Doctorate 2006 from the University of Westminster, where he graduated in 1990, and in 2007, Honorary Doctorate of Science from the University of Huddersfield, Yorkshire.
500A 500% increase in the net price of Burberry shares, a rise in profits by more than £350m and total revenues of £2.5 billion since Bailey became CEO of the brand.
4He has received 4 prestigious awards from the British Fashion Council in 2007, 2008, 2013 British Fashion Awards Menswear Designer of the Year and in 2009 he won Designer of the Year.
2are the years that he worked for Donna Karan, as womenswear designer, from 1994 to 1996.
5are the years that he worked for Gucci, from 1996 to 2001 as senior womenswear designer, before arriving at Burberry.
700Over 700 guests including Mila Kunis, Cara Delevingne, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Suki Waterhouse, Elton John, Anna Wintour attending the 2015 opening ceremony of the Burberry store in Los Angeles held at Griffith Observatory.