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William Turner grows club and corporate wear team with new appointment


Sockport-based, William Turner, the leading UK manufacturer and supplier of premium quality ties and accessories, is delighted to announce the key appointment of Mike Humble as Head of Sales.

Humble brings with him over 20 years’ teamwear experience working for a raft of leading sports brands including Samurai, Kukri, Puma, Umbro and JJB. He joins from the Behrens Group where he established stock and bespoke teamwear solutions for trade customers and sportswear brands.

The 3rd generation family business supplies some of the world’s most highly esteemed names in the schoolwear, club and corporate markets. As it prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary next year, William Turner will be embarking on ambitious growth plans. The appointment of Humble to lead their club and corporate wear division into the exciting new era will be a key part of this future success.

Daniel Turner, Managing Director of William Turner, explained why Humble will help the business stride confidently into the new era: “The appointment of Mike shows our commitment to growth as we celebrate reaching 50 years and look to the future. Mike’s background means he is well placed to steer the new direction for our club and corporate wear division. He’s got an enviable understanding of the marketplace and he knows intrinsically what sports clubs and corporate clients need.”

Mike Humble is looking forward to playing a large part in building a stronger club and corporate wear division: “I am really thrilled to be joining William Turner, an established brand that I have known and admired for many years,” he said. “They’re at a really exciting stage of their journey. They have a proud heritage as a family business and UK manufacturer and an enviable reputation in the schoolwear sector. I am hugely excited to build on that pedigree to attract more sports clubs, associations and corporate clients with our growing club and corporate wear offering.”