William F. Farley, CEO
Bill Farley has been described as the embodiment of the American dream, a man of humble origins who realized his financial ambition through hard work, courage and determination. Growing up in Rhode Island, he worked a variety of jobs before earning a bachelors of arts degree from Bowdoin College. He then went on to earn a law degree from Boston College. Bill bought his first company in 1976 and started Farley Industries, which quickly became a multi-national conglomerate comprising of 15 companies and four divisions. Bill’s first post-college job was selling Collier’s Encyclopedias door-to-door, and he became a hugely successful salesman. With the money he earned he managed to put himself through law school, setting his path to greatness. Bill went on to eventually become CEO of Fruit of the Loom, which he took from a $500 million domestic manufacturer of underwear to a $2.5 billion international manufacturer of casual family attire. At the helm of Body Wise International, Bill leads the way implementing positive change for the growth, and success of the company and its clients.
Meet Bill Farley Meet the Team leadership Bill Farley, CEO and founder, has spent his career preparing to launch Zrii. He has every quality necessary to lead our company to success—a clear vision of the path to prosperity, incredible drive and energy, a lifelong passion for healthy living, and a track record of success.
Bill Farley is a business icon who has won the Horatio Alger Award for entrepreneurial excellence. He has helped create many significant brands, including BVD, Lucchese, Gitano and the mega-billion dollar brand, Fruit of the Loom.
Bill is a trusted friend and advisor to CEOs, celebrities, athletes, politicians, and leaders around the world. And Bill is often found mentoring people from all walks of life, showing them how working hard and seizing opportunities are the keys to making positive things happen. Bill will tell you that the key to his success is being able to envision special opportunities and then taking action.
Zrii is his next major success. Make it yours.
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