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Boots UK becomes title partner of the Cosmetic Executive Women (UK) Beauty Awards for 2014

27 November 2013
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Caroline Neville – President of CEW(UK) and Elizabeth Fagan – Marketing Director, Health and Beauty International and Brands, Alliance Boots


Boots UK and CEW (UK) are pleased to announce a new agreement that will see Boots UK become the title partner of the CEW (UK) Beauty Awards for 2014.

Voted for by over 1,000 CEW (UK) members – women working in all areas of the beauty industry – the CEW (UK) Beauty Awards aim to celebrate the best beauty products available, awarding new and classic products from premium and high street brands.

Elizabeth Fagan, Marketing Director, Health & Beauty International and Brands, Alliance Boots commented: “We are delighted to be the title sponsor of the CEW (UK) Beauty Awards 2014. Our customers trust us to listen to them and to continue to provide them with products that make them look and feel their best.  The awards bring together women across our industry to celebrate the best of beauty products and help women in their beauty choices, which makes them a natural fit for us.”
Caroline Neville President of CEW (UK) said: “Since the Awards began in 2006, we have seen the calibre of products entered soar.  We think our Awards resonate with the consumer, and drives sales for the brands. Having our winning collection selected by the women who work in the industry, the real beauty experts, is a compelling proposition.  Our Award objectives fit well with Boots UK and we look forward to working together.”
The CEW (UK) 2014 Beauty Awards closes for product entry Monday 2 December 2013.The product demonstration night will take place on Tuesday 25 February 2014 at Olympia.The CEW (UK) Beauty Awards Winners luncheon will take place on Friday 2 May 2014 at the London Hilton, Park Lane.




Note to Editors
For more information please contact:

Susan Mahy, CEW (UK) +44 (0) 20 7940 2900

Kristy McCready, Boots UK +44 (0) 115 949 7085
About CEW (UK)

Founded in America in 1954, France in 1986 and the UK in 1992, CEW, a trade organisation with a charitable arm, has pursued a mission of nurturing and recognising top executive talent.
The 1000 strong membership of CEW(UK) includes executive women in the cosmetic, fragrance and hairdressing industries and related fields such as advertising, public relations, product development, marketing, media, finance, sales, retail, management and design and packaging.
For more information on CEW(UK) please visit the website at

About Boots UK

Boots UK is the leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer in the UK, with close to 2,500 Boots UK stores and around 60,000 employees. Boots UK’s purpose is to help customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. Customers are at the heart of our business which is committed to providing exceptional customer and patient care, be the first choice for pharmacy and healthcare, offer innovative products 'only at Boots' such as the UK’s leading skincare brand No7, all delivered with the great value our customers love. Created over 160 years ago, the Boots brand is still at the heart of the communities it serves.
Boots UK is a member of Alliance Boots, a leading international, pharmacy-led health and beauty group delivering a range of products and services to customers. Working in close partnership with manufacturers and pharmacists, Alliance Boots is committed to improving health in the local communities it serves and helping its customers and patients to look and feel their best. Its focus is on growing its two core businesses: pharmacy-led health and beauty retailing and pharmaceutical wholesaling and distribution. Alliance Boots has a presence in more than 25* countries and employs over 108,000* people. Alliance Boots has pharmacy-led health and beauty retail businesses in nine* countries and operates more than 3,100* health and beauty retail stores, of which just over 3,000* have a pharmacy.
*Figures are approximate as at 31 March 2013 and include associates and joint ventures.


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Boots is the UK’s leading health and beauty retailer with over 52,000 team members and around 1,900 stores, ranging from local community pharmacies to large destination health and beauty stores.*

Boots serves its customers and patients for life as the leading provider of healthcare on the high street and the UK’s number one beauty destination. It offers an unrivalled depth and breadth of products, which incorporates its extensive own brand range and innovative portfolio of brands, including No7, the UK’s No1 skincare brand, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle Beauty and Sleek MakeUP.

2024 marks Boots’ 175th anniversary year. Founder John Boot opened a herbalist store in Nottingham in 1849 to offer an affordable alternative to traditional medicines. His son Jesse expanded the business to become a modern retailer and the biggest chemist in Britain. Throughout its history, Boots has listened, learned and innovated, and it continues to challenge itself to improve its products and services every day.

Boots is part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, which is a global leader in pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail.  More company information is available on

*Figures accurate as of 31 May 2024