Michael Turner

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Michael Turner is the chairman of Fullers, Smith & Turner.


Turner joined brewers Fullers, Smith & Turner plc (Fullers Brewery) in 1978. He initially ran the wine division, was appointed marketing director in 1988, managing director in 1992, chief executive in 2002 and chairman in 2007.[1]

Support for the Conservative Party

2010 election

Turner backed the Conservative pledge not to increase National Insurance if they won the 2010 General Election.[2]

Letter to the Telegraph

On 1 April 2015 Turner was one of 103 business leaders who wrote to the Telegraph praising the British Conservative Party's economic policies and claiming a Labour government would 'threaten jobs and deter investment' in the UK.[3]


Former affiliations


  1. 1.0 1.1 Fullers The Board, accessed 7 April 2015.
  2. Robert Winnett and Andrew Porter General Election 2010: 30 more business leaders back Tories on National Insurance Telegraph, 7 April 2010, accessed 8 April 2015.
  3. Peter Dominiczak, 100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery, Telegraph, 7 April 2015.