John Stapleton

Client Overview

John Stapleton is the ‘Authentic Entrepreneur’ with 30 years’ experience in pioneering new FMCG categories and establishing and growing successful consumer-led businesses in both the UK and the USA. John now actively manages an investor/Non-Executive Director portfolio and leveraging his extensive experience, John provides value-added business growth advice and mentorship to growing businesses; is a business thought leader and speaks on a wide range of entrepreneurial management & motivational leadership topics.

In 1987 John co-founded the New Covent Garden Soup Co Ltd., which pioneered and grew the fresh soup category in the UK. In 2005, John co-founded Little Dish, which supplies healthy, natural and convenient meals and snacks to children over one year. Little Dish created the chilled toddler food category, developing full UK retailer distribution and became the go-to brand in fresh toddler food.

Project Details

Establish John Stapleton as a thought leader on a series of key industry topics including advising start-ups, scale ups and SMEs on growth and preparing companies for Brexit.
Limelight created a thought leadership schedule inclusive of speaking engagements, regular opinion columns and niche industry events to raise John’s profile. Frequent content, social media strategies and events occur to ensure John’s stays at the forefront of the industry’s mind for his expertise.
The traction of John’s expanding profile has, and continues to, land him regular editorial features in B2B and national press and regular speaking spots at industry events and on panel discussions.