The Point.1888 Parent Company Announces Group Board

Joining True Purpose Enterprises’ Will Stewart and Bethan Garton in the group board are Matt Earle, Sarah Crimes, Martin McLaughlin and Hannah Redler.

License Global

March 27, 2023

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True Purpose Enterprises Board, (l-r) Matt Earle, Sarah Crimes, Martin McLaughlin and Hannah RedlerTrue Purpose Enterprises Board

The Point.1888’s parent company, True Purpose Enterprises, which also holds retail specialist, Spotlight.1888 and marketing agency, Story.1888, in its portfolio, has created a group board, promoting a number of its senior staff.

Joining Will Stewart, chief executive officer, True Purpose Enterprises, and Bethan Garton, chief commercial officer, on the Group Board, are Hannah Redler as newly appointed group retail director; Sarah Crimes in her new role as group marketing director; Martin McLaughlin as group creative director and Matt Earle as group finance director. 

The group board has been created to manage the growth that each of the True Purpose Enterprises businesses has experienced. As the co-founder of Spotlight.1888 and in her new role as group retail director, Hannah Redler and her team deliver retail insight and strategy to retailers, manufacturers and brands. 

Completing the board as group finance director to oversee the financial operations of True Purpose Enterprises’ three businesses, as well as support the group’s next phase of growth, is Matt Earle. He brings with him experience in the media and publishing industries, having previously worked at Conde Nast, Channel 4 and Acamar Films.

“The route to success in retail and brand licensing has transformed almost unrecognizable since we launched retail first brand extension in 2015,” says Will Stewart. “Retailers, licensees and brand owners need new and different ways to activate licensed brands at retail, and sales cannot be generated without specialist marketing support built on talent, grit and strategic thinking. That is why we took the decision three years ago to create Spotlight.1888 and Story.1888, with True Purpose Enterprises as the parent company.  

“Each business we have launched has reached key growth milestones in half the time of the previous business. As chief executive officer of a group of growing businesses, I need the right leaders and directors in the team to ensure we continue to deliver our exceptional service to our clients. As a sole founder, I am so proud and honored to have Bethan, Hannah, Sarah, Martin and Matt to help lead the businesses. This is just the beginning of True Purpose Enterprises; watch this space.” 

“Having grown The Point.1888 alongside Will for the last five and a half years, it’s remarkable to see how far we’ve come,” says Bethan Garton. “The new businesses we have launched have been in response to the market needs, our reputation and recommendations from across the industry and we are so excited to see what the next few years holds.” 

The Point.1888 will celebrate its eighth anniversary later this year with a host of new clients, product launches and partnerships with licensees and agents all over the world. 

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