Richard Rose

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Richard Rose is the chairman of AO World.


Rose is currently the chairman of online electric retailer AO World plc, food wholesaler Booker plc, online retailer Crawshaw Group plc, manufacturers Anpario PLC and clothes retailers Blue Inc and the founder of The Roses' Charity Trust.[1]

He has previously been chairman of AC Electrical Wholesale and Whittard of Chelsea plc.[2]

Letter to the Telegraph

On 1 April 2015 Rose 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]


  1. Linkedin Richard Rose, accessed 3 April 2015.
  2. AO World The Board, accessed 3 April 2015.
  3. Peter Dominiczak, 100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery, Telegraph, 3 April 2015.