Simon Calver


Retail speaker Simon Calver is a pre-eminent authority on consumer spending and business management, with a track record of corporate turnaround and success there is no-one better to provide invaluable advice for corporate retail success. As CEO of Lovefilm, Simon Calver oversaw more than 55% of the DVD rental market in the UK, and he still sees a strong ability for extensive and sustainable growth in the sector. In 2012, Simon Calver was appointed CEO of Mothercare, in a bid to regenerate the company with his knowledge of brand expertise and e-commerce.

The company now is enjoying underlying profits whilst enjoying double digit growth in foreign markets. Simon has previously worked in brands and marketing with Unilever, Dell and PepsiCo. He spent three years in the US for the soft drinks company, launching new products such as Pepsi Max, Pepsi Blue and played a major role in the development of the Pepsi Music activity. Calver’s transantlantic business acumen makes him a pre-eminent business speaker.

Simon is a strong believer that sometimes borrowed ideas bring the greatest rewards. Covering marketing lessons from Lovefilm, as a retail speaker Simon stresses the importance of initiating change in organisations to create the right culture of business that is so essential to success.

To book Simon Calver as the retail speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Simon is known to cover the following topics:

  • Retail & Business Management
  • Marginal Gains
  • Digital & Online Business
  • Business Strategy
  • Corporate Turnaround
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Change Management
  • Event & Conference Host

Watch Simon deliver The Lovefilm Story here: