JSD founder and Managing Director received the Lifetime Contribution to the Textile Industry Award 2010 at the Business Manager Awards in May 2010. The award – made by the Textile Industry in conjunction with Corporate Clothing director-e – recognised almost 30 years in the industry for Susanne.
“My first clients were the Cutty Sark and Taunton Cider, and these gave me enough money to kick start the company,” she recalls. “The contract to supply the promotional clothing to British Airways came soon after and, with this name behind me, I began phoning others. Today, Jermyn Street Design dresses 70,000 people each year.”