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James Shapland

Founder Coffee #1

James Shapland is Co-Founder and former CEO of Coffee #1.  He sold the business to Welsh brewer SA Brain in 2011 for a record sum.  Under his tenure Coffee #1 won Best Coffee Chain in the UK over four consecutive years.  The business also appeared in the Welsh Fast Growth 50 on three separate occasions.  Coffee #1 is on track to open its 100th location in 2018.