Jeremy Sherwood

Jeremy Sherwood has spent 25 years working in the sporting goods industry – the last five as VP Global Sales and Marketing for the Head Sports Group and member of its Management Board. Head is the leading tennis brand in the world, as well as a top three ski and winter sport brand. In his role at Head, Jeremy was responsible for driving group strategy, achieving global distribution goals, bringing to the group new initiatives and ways of doing business ,as well as managing 12 subsidiaries around the world.

Prior to joining Head in 2002, Jeremy worked for leading global brands such as Wilson Sporting Goods, adidas and the Benetton Sports System Group where he was based in northern Italy for five years.

Between 1998 and 2002 Jeremy ran his own sports company which held the sole distribution rights for the UK for brands including Prince, Rollerblade, Nordica and Killer Loop.

Today, in partnership with his wife, Jeremy owns Fitzsimmons Place Nursery School in Guildford, the fourth largest independent single site children day care centre in the UK and also owns Hanjen Holdings, which focuses on acquiring commercial buildings.

Jeremy’s passion is sport – he regularly participates in golf, tennis and skiing - and is a keen follower of the England and British Lions rugby teams. He retired from corporate work in the spring of 2012 to be, in his words “in control of his life and to fulfil a number of aspirations and goals and to be in a position give something back to a world of sport from which he has benefited so much.”