Holly Tucker joins The Poppy Factory as Vice Patron

Joanna Jacobson General, Getting you back to work, Jobs

The Poppy Factory is proud to announce that Holly Tucker MBE, co-founder of the online retailer, notonthehighstreet, and founder of Holly & Co., is to become our newest Vice Patron.

With a lifelong passion to champion and support creative small businesses, Holly was awarded an MBE for her services to small business and enterprise in 2013 and is the UK Ambassador for Creative Small Businesses.

Holly said: “I’m so honoured to be joining The Poppy Factory as a Vice Patron. The work they do is nothing short of incredible and I am incredibly proud to help in any way I can. 

“Hopefully I can use my entrepreneurial spirit to help amplify the unparalleled work in helping our-selfless Service men, women and their families.”

Deirdre Mills, Chief Executive of The Poppy Factory, said: “We are truly honoured and excited to welcome Holly to The Poppy Factory as our new Vice Patron. As a highly successful entrepreneur, Holly will be a great source of inspiration to our team at the charity, and to all the wounded, injured and sick veterans we support. Holly’s guidance in setting up and running a business will be a wonderful resource upon which to draw.”

Holly joins our current Vice Patrons:

• Major General Tony Jeapes CB OBE MC
• Brigadier Marc Overton McH TD
• Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chiefs of Staff Committee, Glenn Haughton OBE
• Dr Geraldine Strathdee CBE MRCPysch
• Chris Rogers 
• Richard Boggis-Rolfe. 

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall is The Poppy Factory’s Patron, and the Surgeon Rear Admiral Lionel Jarvis CBE DL FRCR is President.


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