Charlie brings significant retail and entrepreneurial experience to the Board, having started his first company, Primal Soup, a food manufacturer, after leaving university. Having sold this business after 8 years, in 2008 Charlie launched an online furniture company called The Sleep Room, which was an immediate success, and in 2012, when it started selling sofas, it was rebranded as Loaf. Charlie remains the CEO and majority shareholder. Charlie is also a great grandson of the Marshall Group founder, David Marshall.
Current external appointments
- CEO of Really Comfy Beds trading as Loaf