CEO of the Year Obermatt Pin


UK 200 Ranking: United Kingdom – 2015

Published: 2015-08-26

Below are all the winners in the competition UK 200 Ranking, United Kingdom, 2015. Publicly-listed companies are included in this competition when they meet this criterion:

Criteria to participate: The second largest 200 companies based on revenue and employees

All Winners in the Market

The gold winners are the top three on the list. These CEOs receive an Obermatt gold pin – an 18-karat gold pin that is personally presented to the winners in recognition of their outstanding performance. The next best CEOs up to 10th place are the silver winners. The bronze winners are all those CEOs that outperformed the market with a ranking over 50.


Combined Performance

These CEOs showed the best overall performance in growth, operating efficiency and investment performance.

Pin CEO Rank
Gold
Podium
Philip Meeson (Dart Group)
98
Martyn Coffey (Marshalls)
90
Jeff Fairburn (Persimmon)
87
Silver
Top 10
Rob Perrins (Berkeley Group)
81
Louis Leslie Alexander Eperjesi (Tyman)
81
Geoff Drabble (Ashtead)
79
Raymond Stuart Kelvin (Ted Baker)
79
Roger Whiteside (Greggs)
77
Jose Miguel Garcia Fernández (Orange Spain)
77
Derek W. Muir (Hill & Smith)
75
David James Ritchie (Vistry Group)
75
Bronze
Outperformer
Ted Ayres (Bellway)
74
S. David Lawther (ISG)
73
Emmanuel Roman (Man Group)
73
Jalal Bagherli (Dialog Semiconductor)
73
Adam Crozier (ITV)
71
Breon Corcoran (Betfair)
70
Simon Emeny (Fuller, Smith & Turner)
70
Xavier Robert Rolet (London Stock Exchange)
70
Andrew John Hogarth (Staffline)
70
Andrew Wyllie (Costain)
66
Kwan Cheong Ng (Laura Ashley)
66
Christopher Satterthwaite (Chime)
66
Gary Elden (Sthree)
64
Rupert Edward Pearce (Inmarsat)
64
Peter Stuart Crook (Provident)
64
Julia Robertson (Impellam)
64
Richard David Harpin (Homeserve)
64
Mike Pulli (Pace plc)
63
Mark Clare (Barratt Developments)
62
John Idol (Capri Holdings)
62
Matthew R. Peacock (Blancco Technology)
62
Nick Wood (Pets at Home)
62
Mike Kinloch McCollum (Dignity)
61
Richard Steeves (Synergy Health)
60
Said Darwazah (Hikma Pharmaceuticals)
60
Dido Harding (Talktalk Telecom)
60
Jeremy Helsby (Savills)
60
Mor Weizer (Playtech)
60
Stephen Goodyear (Young & Co.'s Brewery)
59
Tim Steiner (Ocado)
58
John Ewe Chan Lim (Anglo-Eastern)
58
Dr. Pim Vervaat (RPC)
56
Nicholas J. Jefferies (discoverIE)
56
Andrew Williams (Halma)
55
Greg Fitzgerald (Galliford Try)
55
Preben Prebensen (Close Brothers)
55
Stephen Clarke (WH Smith)
55
Tony Brewer (Headlam)
55
Phil Bentley (Cable & Wireless Communications)
55
Simon Litherland (Britvic)
54
Colin Day (Essentra)
53
Dorothy Carrington Thompson (Drax)
53
Steven Lewis Mogford (United Utilities)
53
Wilfred Thomas Walsh (Carpetright)
53
Bavaguthu Shetty (NMC Health)
53
Justin Atkinson (Keller)
52
Adam Hartley Couch (Cranswick)
52
John Oakley (R.E.A.)
52
Andy Blundell (Communisis)
52
David Lockwood (Laird)
51
Eric Born (Wincanton)
50
Robert T. Forrester (Vertu Motors)
50

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In the Multi-year rankings, you can see cumulative performance for each CEO over the years.

Growth Performance

These CEOs drove the highest growth among their peers.

Pin CEO Rank
Gold
Podium
Philip Meeson (Dart Group)
100
Dorothy Carrington Thompson (Drax)
97
Martyn Coffey (Marshalls)
96
Silver
Top 10
Christopher Satterthwaite (Chime)
95
John Idol (Capri Holdings)
95
Raymond Stuart Kelvin (Ted Baker)
94
Robert T. Forrester (Vertu Motors)
93
Colin Day (Essentra)
86
Rob Perrins (Berkeley Group)
83
Derek W. Muir (Hill & Smith)
83
Bronze
Outperformer
Nick Robertson (Asos)
82
John Ewe Chan Lim (Anglo-Eastern)
82
Geoff Drabble (Ashtead)
81
Tim Steiner (Ocado)
81
Gary Elden (Sthree)
81
Andy Blundell (Communisis)
81
Ted Ayres (Bellway)
80
S. David Lawther (ISG)
80
Simon Emeny (Fuller, Smith & Turner)
80
Nicholas J. Jefferies (discoverIE)
80
Jose Miguel Garcia Fernández (Orange Spain)
80
Andrew John Hogarth (Staffline)
79
Jeff Fairburn (Persimmon)
77
Mark Clare (Barratt Developments)
77
Louis Leslie Alexander Eperjesi (Tyman)
77
Andrew Wyllie (Costain)
76
David James Ritchie (Vistry Group)
76
Dido Harding (Talktalk Telecom)
75
Adam Crozier (ITV)
74
Wilfred Thomas Walsh (Carpetright)
73
Pete Redfern (Taylor Wimpey)
71
Jonathan Flint (Oxford)
70
Rupert Edward Pearce (Inmarsat)
70
Jeremy Helsby (Savills)
70
John Oakley (R.E.A.)
70
Tony Brewer (Headlam)
68
Ian Fraser (Brammer)
68
Nick Wood (Pets at Home)
68
Richard I. Glynn (Ladbrokes Coral)
67
Mike Pulli (Pace plc)
67
Ian Crabb (LSL Property)
67
Dominic Burke (Jardine Lloyd)
65
Matthew R. Peacock (Blancco Technology)
65
Mor Weizer (Playtech)
65
Andrew Williams (Halma)
64
Dr. Pim Vervaat (RPC)
64
Robert Walters (Robert Walters)
64
David W. Williams (Noble)
63
Justin Atkinson (Keller)
62
Bavaguthu Shetty (NMC Health)
62
Jalal Bagherli (Dialog Semiconductor)
61
Said Darwazah (Hikma Pharmaceuticals)
60
Roger Whiteside (Greggs)
59
Breon Corcoran (Betfair)
58
Angela Spindler (N. Brown)
58
Matt Davies (Halfords)
58
Karim Bitar (Genus)
57
Kwan Cheong Ng (Laura Ashley)
57
Stephen A. Carter (Informa)
57
Richard David Harpin (Homeserve)
57
Greg Fitzgerald (Galliford Try)
56
Ralph Graham Findlay (Marston's)
56
John Christopher Morgan (Morgan Sindall)
56
Julia Robertson (Impellam)
56
Stephen Goodyear (Young & Co.'s Brewery)
53

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In the Multi-year rankings, you can see cumulative performance for each CEO over the years.

Operating Performance

These CEOs managed their companies most efficiently and delivered the strongest profit growth compared with their peers.

Pin CEO Rank
Gold
Podium
Ted Ayres (Bellway)
100
Philip Meeson (Dart Group)
100
Geoff Drabble (Ashtead)
94
Silver
Top 10
Pete Redfern (Taylor Wimpey)
91
Derek W. Muir (Hill & Smith)
91
Jeff Fairburn (Persimmon)
89
Martyn Coffey (Marshalls)
89
Roger Whiteside (Greggs)
88
John Idol (Capri Holdings)
88
Rupert Edward Pearce (Inmarsat)
87
Bronze
Outperformer
Raymond Stuart Kelvin (Ted Baker)
86
John Oakley (R.E.A.)
85
John Ewe Chan Lim (Anglo-Eastern)
85
Mor Weizer (Playtech)
83
Emmanuel Roman (Man Group)
82
Tim Steiner (Ocado)
81
Christopher Satterthwaite (Chime)
81
Louis Leslie Alexander Eperjesi (Tyman)
80
Simon Emeny (Fuller, Smith & Turner)
80
Adam Crozier (ITV)
75
Sir David McMurtry (Renishaw)
72
Mike Pulli (Pace plc)
72
Peter Stuart Crook (Provident)
72
Simon Segars (ARM)
71
Rob Perrins (Berkeley Group)
71
Stuart Mitchell (SIG)
70
Justin Atkinson (Keller)
69
Gerard Jude Ryan (International Personal Finance)
69
Dido Harding (Talktalk Telecom)
67
Gary Elden (Sthree)
67
Nicholas J. Jefferies (discoverIE)
66
Nick Wood (Pets at Home)
66
Dr. Pim Vervaat (RPC)
65
Adam Hartley Couch (Cranswick)
65
Wilfred Thomas Walsh (Carpetright)
65
Jose Miguel Garcia Fernández (Orange Spain)
65
Peter I. France (Rotork)
64
Kwan Cheong Ng (Laura Ashley)
64
Stephen Goodyear (Young & Co.'s Brewery)
64
Xavier Robert Rolet (London Stock Exchange)
64
Jalal Bagherli (Dialog Semiconductor)
64
Breon Corcoran (Betfair)
63
Roger W. J. Siddle (Findel)
63
Mike Kinloch McCollum (Dignity)
62
Matthew R. Peacock (Blancco Technology)
62
Karim Bitar (Genus)
61
Jeremy Helsby (Savills)
61
Andy Blundell (Communisis)
61
David James Ritchie (Vistry Group)
60
Richard Steeves (Synergy Health)
59
Dr. Alan Haerne (RPS)
59
Phil Bentley (Cable & Wireless Communications)
59
Colin Day (Essentra)
58
Nicholas P. Henry (James Fisher)
58
Andrew Williams (Halma)
58
Stephen Clarke (WH Smith)
58
Matt Davies (Halfords)
58
Andrew Roberts (Innovation)
58
Andrew Wyllie (Costain)
57
Oleg Novachuk (KAZ Minerals)
57
Gordon Banham (Hargreaves Services)
56
Steven Lewis Mogford (United Utilities)
56
Mark Clare (Barratt Developments)
55
Preben Prebensen (Close Brothers)
55
David W. Williams (Noble)
55
Dorothy Carrington Thompson (Drax)
54
David Dutro (Elementis)
53
Greg Fitzgerald (Galliford Try)
50
Leo M. Quinn (Balfour Beatty)
50
Simon Litherland (Britvic)
50

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In the Multi-year rankings, you can see cumulative performance for each CEO over the years.

Investment Performance

These CEOs pursued strategies and made investments which attracted investors the most. As such, they achieved the highest Total Shareholder Returns (TSR) amongst their peers.

Pin CEO Rank
Gold
Podium
Emmanuel Roman (Man Group)
100
Xavier Robert Rolet (London Stock Exchange)
98
Peter Stuart Crook (Provident)
95
Silver
Top 10
Jeff Fairburn (Persimmon)
94
Jalal Bagherli (Dialog Semiconductor)
94
Julia Robertson (Impellam)
93
Philip Meeson (Dart Group)
93
S. David Lawther (ISG)
91
David James Ritchie (Vistry Group)
90
Pete Redfern (Taylor Wimpey)
88
Breon Corcoran (Betfair)
88
Rob Perrins (Berkeley Group)
88
Mike Kinloch McCollum (Dignity)
88
Stephen Clarke (WH Smith)
88
Jose Miguel Garcia Fernández (Orange Spain)
88
Bronze
Outperformer
Louis Leslie Alexander Eperjesi (Tyman)
86
Richard David Harpin (Homeserve)
86
Richard Steeves (Synergy Health)
85
Martyn Coffey (Marshalls)
84
Roger Whiteside (Greggs)
84
Andrew John Hogarth (Staffline)
84
Eric Born (Wincanton)
81
Michael Alan Spencer (NEX)
80
Richard Salomons (InterContinental Hotels)
77
Robert Murphy (Cobham)
77
Said Darwazah (Hikma Pharmaceuticals)
76
Kwan Cheong Ng (Laura Ashley)
76
Simon Litherland (Britvic)
76
Steven Lewis Mogford (United Utilities)
74
Adam Crozier (ITV)
66
Steve Edward Foots (Croda)
66
Joep van Beurden (CSR)
65
Peter J. Ventress (Berendsen)
65
Andrew Wyllie (Costain)
65
David Lockwood (Laird)
64
Oleg Novachuk (KAZ Minerals)
64
Preben Prebensen (Close Brothers)
63
Peter Dilnot (Renewi)
63
Geoff Drabble (Ashtead)
62
Stephen Goodyear (Young & Co.'s Brewery)
62
Phil Bentley (Cable & Wireless Communications)
62
Robert L. Contreras (Northgate)
60
Matthew R. Peacock (Blancco Technology)
60
Greg Fitzgerald (Galliford Try)
59
Raymond Stuart Kelvin (Ted Baker)
58
Mark Clare (Barratt Developments)
54
Tony Brewer (Headlam)
52
Nick Wood (Pets at Home)
52
Derek W. Muir (Hill & Smith)
51
Mike Pulli (Pace plc)
51
David Dupont (Pennon)
51
Ralph Graham Findlay (Marston's)
50
Jonathan Hart (Thorntons)
50
Bavaguthu Shetty (NMC Health)
50

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In the Multi-year rankings, you can see cumulative performance for each CEO over the years.


Multi-Year Winners in United Kingdom:

UK 100 Ranking
UK 200 Ranking