Sunday, 21 December 2008
Tom Singh OBE, born in 1949, is the founder of New Look a chain of high street fashion stores in the United Kingdom. New Look is currently the third largest womenswear retailer in the UK with over 600 stores. New Look opened its first store in 1969 in Taunton, Somerset when Tom Singh was just 20 years old, it now has a revenue of over £1 billion. He is one of Britain's wealthiest people and was ranked 180 on the Sunday Times' Rich List in 2008. He is the brother of the author Simon Singh. The company also ranks as the 32nd largest private company in the UK.