Charlie Mullins

Founder and CEO, Pimlico Plumbers

Dec 16, 2016

New Thinking Leaders podcast

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Charlie Mullins OBE is the Founder and CEO of Pimlico Plumbers. He first discovered his trade aged 9, truanting school to help a local tradesman. Inspired, he left aged 15 to start his business; today it’s worth £35m. In this in-depth interview, the self-confessed ‘plumber to the stars’ discusses his transition from South London poverty to multimillionaire businessman; attributes the success of his business to ‘doing things the right way’, rather than trying to ‘be clever’; argues the importance of building a brand over making money; and concludes that ‘keeping it simple’ is the key to success.

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