Michelle Mone

Michelle Mone is the founder of the successful Ultimo brand. Her achievements in managing this brand helped her expand to swimwear, shape wear, and bridal.

The expansion of her brands shows her smart entrepreneurial mind. Mone can also count some of Europe’s famous celebrities as her clients, including Melanie Brown, aka Mel B (Spice Girls member) and Sarah Harding.

Her formation of Ultimo has led her to win several awards for entrepreneurship. Mone won the World Young Business Achiever Award, as well as the Business Woman of the Year award from the Corporate Elite Awards in 2000.

She has also garnered attention from the British royal family. Mone was given the OBE, which is the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire or Order of the British Empire (OBE). Mone received the award from the queen in January 2010.