Raymond Stuart KelvinUK

Ray Kelvin Bio, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Wife (Clare Kelvin), Children, Controversy

Ted Baker staff complain of ‘forced hugs’ by Ray Kelvin, company founder

Ray Kelvin Wiki

 Ray Kelvin Bio

Raymond Stuart Kelvin commonly referred to as Ray Kelvin was born on 11th December 1955 in North London, United Kingdom. He is the founder and CEO of the retail clothing retail company Ted Baker. Ray Kelvin began working in his uncle’s menswear shop in Enfield at the age of eleven and founded the Ted Baker brand in 1988 when he opened a shop specialising in men’s shirts in Glasgow. Ray Kelvin has continued to expand his business, and Ted Baker is now an internationally-recognised fashion chain.
Ray Kelvin Age He was born on 11th December 1955 (age 63 years) in North London, London
Ray Kelvin Occupation CEO and Founder of Ted Baker
Ray Kelvin Wife Clare Kelvin (m. 2012), Georgia Slowe (m. 1993–2000)
Ray Kelvin Children  Two boys from the first marriage with Georgia Slowe  (Ben and Josh)
Ray Kelvin Net Worth His wealth is estimated at between £135m to £231m.

Ray Kelvin Early life and education

Ray Kelvin is Jewish, and he grew up in Edmonton, north London, and was educated at JFS, a Jewish mixed comprehensive school in Kenton, north London, England.

Ray Kelvin Awards

Ray Kelvin was a recipient of an honorary doctorate in Business Administration (BA) from the University of Bath in 2007. He was appointed (CBE) Commander of the Order of the British Empire for his contribution to the fashion industry In the 2011 New Year Honours,

Ray Kelvin Wife, Children

Ray Kelvin married his first wife, actress Georgia Slowe in 1993. The couple were married for six years, divorcing in 2000. They have two sons.

Kelvin married his second and current wife in March 2012. In his spare time, he enjoys fly-fishing.

Ray Kelvin with Wife (Clare Kelvin)
Ray Kelvin with Wife (Clare Kelvin)

Ray Kelvin Controversy

Ray Kelvin has been criticised by a group of former and current staff for a regime of “forced hugs” and alleged harassment at the retailer’s head office. A former employee who used to work at for the fashion chain Ted Baker created a petition in 2018 to put an end to his “hugs” and allegedly inappropriate activities with staff, as a result of an unconfirmed lack of support from Ted Baker’s HR department.

The company, in a statement, said that it was currently “in dialogue” with Organise to “understand the details and nature of the claims”.



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