St Ives founder Lord Bob Gavron becomes sixth Ipex 2010 Champion in Print
Are there lessons you can learn from St Ives founder Lord Bob Gavron? The Ipex 2010 Advisory Committee thinks that's the case and has named Gavron the sixth Champion in Print.?
Ipex 2010 event director, Trevor Crawford, said: "We are very pleased to give this award to Lord Gavron. As the founder of one of the largest print powerhouses in the world, he's an avid Champion in Print who combined a unique vision for St Ives with his outstanding business acumen. Gavron drew praise from his peers and competitors not only for his achievements but also for his fair and generous dealing with staff, customers and competitors. I've no doubt that he will continue to inspire many others in our industry to lead their businesses on the path to success."
Having founded St Ives in 1964, Gavron took the company public in 1985 where it consistently outperformed the market over the next ten years. Gavron retired as the chairman of the St Ives Group in 1993.