Jeremy Moon is Founder and Managing Director of Icebreaker, the market leader of merino outdoor clothing in Australia, Canada, Europe, the UK, and most recently, USA. The company’s Wellington-based team has grown to over 250 people globally, with offices in Australia, France, Switzerland, Germany, Eastern Europe, Canada and the USA.
Jeremy also chairs Better by Design, and is a member on the Growth and Innovation Advisory Board.
In his very successful career he has received many awards and accolades, including a Gold Award for Sustainable Sock Packaging and Silver Award for Packaging at the Best Design Awards for Visual Communication in 2010. Jeremy received the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2008. He also received Global Gold and the Supreme Award at the Wellington Gold Awards in 2006.
Prior to this, he received Best Small Business in the Region at the 2001 Wellington Rising Gold Awards. In the same year he received his first award for the company catalogue at the Best Design Awards for Visual Communication, and Best New Sportswear or Outdoor Brand in Europe. In 1998 he was named the Ernst & Young Inaugural Young Entrepreneur of the Year.