CEO of the Year Obermatt Pin


UK 200 Ranking: United Kingdom – 2016

Published: 2016-07-17

Below are all the winners in the competition UK 200 Ranking, United Kingdom, 2016. 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
Jayne-Anne Gadhia (Virgin Money)
90
David J. Miles (Mears)
89
Stephen Stone (Crest Nicholson)
89
Silver
Top 10
David W. Williams (Noble)
88
Nicholas McKittrick (Rightmove)
87
Stephen A. Carter (Informa)
86
Sir David McMurtry (Renishaw)
85
Dr. Pim Vervaat (RPC)
85
Martyn Coffey (Marshalls)
85
Richard David Harpin (Homeserve)
85
John Tutte (Redrow)
85
Bronze
Outperformer
David James Ritchie (Vistry Group)
84
Euan Angus Sutherland (Superdry)
84
Raymond Stuart Kelvin (Ted Baker)
82
Nigel Terrington (Paragon Banking Group)
82
Rooney Anand (Greene King)
80
Derek W. Muir (Hill & Smith)
79
Matthew Fosh (Novae)
79
Andrew Williams (Halma)
77
Andrew Wyllie (Costain)
77
Adam Hartley Couch (Cranswick)
77
David Wild (Domino's Pizza Group)
77
Joel Leonoff (Paysafe Group)
77
Ralph Graham Findlay (Marston's)
76
Mike Kinloch McCollum (Dignity)
75
Stephen Clarke (WH Smith)
74
Peter Stuart Crook (Provident)
74
David Buttress (Just Eat)
74
Mattew Ingle (Howden)
73
Trevor Mather (Auto Trader Group)
73
Dr. Pamela Louise Makin (BTG)
73
Gavin John Darby (Premier Foods)
72
Andrew John Hogarth (Staffline)
72
Andrew Horton (Beazley)
71
Santiago Seage Medela (Atlantica Yield)
71
Amjad Bseisu (EnQuest)
70
Colin Day (Essentra)
69
Dean Finch (National Express)
69
Regis Schulz (Darty)
68
Bill Halbert (KCOM)
68
Mor Weizer (Playtech)
67
Mark Morris (Seadrill Partners)
67
Stuart Robert Vann (esure)
65
David Brown (Go-Ahead)
65
Roger Whiteside (Greggs)
65
Andrew Campbell Bruce (Lookers)
64
Prof. Uwe Krueger (WS Atkins)
63
Mark Richard Cashmore (Connect Group)
63
Julia Robertson (Impellam)
63
Steve Edward Foots (Croda)
62
Jeremy Helsby (Savills)
62
Rupert Edward Pearce (Inmarsat)
61
Simon Emeny (Fuller, Smith & Turner)
61
Michael Alan Spencer (NEX)
61
Danny Breithaupt (Restaurant Group)
60
Tim R. Cobbold (UBM)
60
Lance Batchelor (Saga)
60
Adrian Ringrose (Interserve)
59
Tim Steiner (Ocado)
59
Moshe Greidinger (Cineworld)
59
John Phizackerley (Tullett)
59
Andrew Lindsay (Telecom Plus)
59
Trevor Finn (Pendragon)
58
David Lockwood (Laird)
58
Robert Walters (Robert Walters)
58
Robert Murphy (Cobham)
58
David Graham Hall (Polypipe)
58
John Christopher Morgan (Morgan Sindall)
57
Robert T. Forrester (Vertu Motors)
57
Graham Beale (Nationwide Building Society)
57
Haydn Jonathan Mursell (Kier)
56
Nicholas J. Anderson (Spirax Sarco)
55
David Hummel (Victrex)
55
Gary Elden (Sthree)
54
John Roberts (AO World)
54
Peter Plumb (Moneysupermarket.com)
54
Oliver William (St. Modwen)
54
Dominic Burke (Jardine Lloyd)
53
Aidan Heavey (Tullow)
51
Steve Wadey (QinetiQ)
51
Lindsley Ruth (Electrocomponent)
51
Ignacio Bustamante (Hochschild Mining)
50
Rakesh Sharma (Ultra Electronics)
50
Robert A. Watson (Hilton Food)
50
Louis Leslie Alexander Eperjesi (Tyman)
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
Santiago Seage Medela (Atlantica Yield)
100
Mark Morris (Seadrill Partners)
97
David Brown (Go-Ahead)
96
David W. Williams (Noble)
96
David James Ritchie (Vistry Group)
96
Silver
Top 10
Dorothy Carrington Thompson (Drax)
92
Sir David McMurtry (Renishaw)
91
John Tutte (Redrow)
91
John Roberts (AO World)
91
Rooney Anand (Greene King)
89
Amjad Bseisu (EnQuest)
89
Bronze
Outperformer
Stephen A. Carter (Informa)
88
Derek W. Muir (Hill & Smith)
87
Jayne-Anne Gadhia (Virgin Money)
87
David J. Miles (Mears)
86
Andrew Wyllie (Costain)
86
Stephen Stone (Crest Nicholson)
85
Raymond Stuart Kelvin (Ted Baker)
84
Stuart Robert Vann (esure)
84
Matthew Fosh (Novae)
84
Adrian Ringrose (Interserve)
83
Ralph Graham Findlay (Marston's)
83
Richard David Harpin (Homeserve)
83
Nigel Terrington (Paragon Banking Group)
83
Aidan Heavey (Tullow)
81
Julia Robertson (Impellam)
81
Robert T. Forrester (Vertu Motors)
80
Euan Angus Sutherland (Superdry)
80
Tim Steiner (Ocado)
79
Martyn Coffey (Marshalls)
79
Mor Weizer (Playtech)
79
Andrew Campbell Bruce (Lookers)
78
James McCarthy (Poundland)
78
Nicholas McKittrick (Rightmove)
78
Mattew Ingle (Howden)
77
Robert Murphy (Cobham)
76
David Buttress (Just Eat)
76
Andrew John Hogarth (Staffline)
75
Richard Howson (Carillion)
74
Colin Day (Essentra)
74
Andrew Williams (Halma)
72
Mike Kinloch McCollum (Dignity)
72
Robert Walters (Robert Walters)
72
Trevor Finn (Pendragon)
70
Dr. Pamela Louise Makin (BTG)
70
Adam Hartley Couch (Cranswick)
68
Michael Alan Spencer (NEX)
67
Steve Edward Foots (Croda)
66
John Christopher Morgan (Morgan Sindall)
66
Mark Richard Cashmore (Connect Group)
65
Danny Breithaupt (Restaurant Group)
65
David Wild (Domino's Pizza Group)
65
Jeremy Helsby (Savills)
64
Simon Emeny (Fuller, Smith & Turner)
64
John Phizackerley (Tullett)
64
Andrew Horton (Beazley)
63
Dr. Pim Vervaat (RPC)
63
Stephen Clarke (WH Smith)
60
Lindsley Ruth (Electrocomponent)
60
David Graham Hall (Polypipe)
59
Lance Batchelor (Saga)
59
Dean Finch (National Express)
58
Moshe Greidinger (Cineworld)
58
Bill Halbert (KCOM)
58
Andrew Lindsay (Telecom Plus)
58
Dido Harding (Talktalk Telecom)
57
Dominic Burke (Jardine Lloyd)
55
Ian El-Mokadem (Exova)
55
Oliver William (St. Modwen)
55
Prof. Uwe Krueger (WS Atkins)
54
Gary Elden (Sthree)
54
Ignacio Bustamante (Hochschild Mining)
53
Bruce Thompson (Diploma)
53
Regis Schulz (Darty)
52
Alison Platt (Countrywide)
52
David Lockwood (Laird)
51
Nicholas J. Anderson (Spirax Sarco)
50
Martin Sutherland (De La Rue)
50
Anthony Durrant (Premier Oil)
50
Ian Gorham (Hargreaves)
50
Joel Leonoff (Paysafe Group)
50

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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
Rooney Anand (Greene King)
100
Dr. Pim Vervaat (RPC)
100
Dr. Pamela Louise Makin (BTG)
100
Santiago Seage Medela (Atlantica Yield)
100
Silver
Top 10
David W. Williams (Noble)
98
Mark Morris (Seadrill Partners)
98
Graham Beale (Nationwide Building Society)
97
Sir David McMurtry (Renishaw)
96
Gavin John Darby (Premier Foods)
95
Tim R. Cobbold (UBM)
94
Bronze
Outperformer
Martyn Coffey (Marshalls)
93
Jayne-Anne Gadhia (Virgin Money)
91
Stephen Stone (Crest Nicholson)
89
Mike Kinloch McCollum (Dignity)
88
Stuart Robert Vann (esure)
88
David Wild (Domino's Pizza Group)
88
Nicholas McKittrick (Rightmove)
88
Mor Weizer (Playtech)
87
Nigel Terrington (Paragon Banking Group)
87
Ralph Graham Findlay (Marston's)
86
David James Ritchie (Vistry Group)
86
Peter Stuart Crook (Provident)
85
Richard David Harpin (Homeserve)
85
Joel Leonoff (Paysafe Group)
85
Raymond Stuart Kelvin (Ted Baker)
84
Euan Angus Sutherland (Superdry)
84
Trevor Mather (Auto Trader Group)
84
David Buttress (Just Eat)
84
Simon Emeny (Fuller, Smith & Turner)
83
David J. Miles (Mears)
82
Stephen A. Carter (Informa)
81
Amjad Bseisu (EnQuest)
79
Jeremy Helsby (Savills)
78
Colin Day (Essentra)
77
Anthony Durrant (Premier Oil)
77
Prof. Uwe Krueger (WS Atkins)
76
Derek W. Muir (Hill & Smith)
76
John Tutte (Redrow)
75
Danny Breithaupt (Restaurant Group)
74
David Graham Hall (Polypipe)
73
Robert Murphy (Cobham)
72
Stephen Clarke (WH Smith)
71
Gary Elden (Sthree)
71
Ignacio Bustamante (Hochschild Mining)
71
Oliver William (St. Modwen)
70
Adrian Ringrose (Interserve)
69
Andrew Williams (Halma)
69
Mattew Ingle (Howden)
69
Adam Hartley Couch (Cranswick)
68
Haydn Jonathan Mursell (Kier)
67
Jalal Bagherli (Dialog Semiconductor)
67
Andrew Wyllie (Costain)
66
Rupert Edward Pearce (Inmarsat)
65
David Lockwood (Laird)
64
Andrew Horton (Beazley)
63
Dean Finch (National Express)
63
Moshe Greidinger (Cineworld)
63
Louis Leslie Alexander Eperjesi (Tyman)
62
Michael Alan Spencer (NEX)
62
Roger Whiteside (Greggs)
62
Peter Plumb (Moneysupermarket.com)
61
Tim Steiner (Ocado)
60
Andrew John Hogarth (Staffline)
58
Mark Richard Cashmore (Connect Group)
57
Nicholas J. Anderson (Spirax Sarco)
57
John Phizackerley (Tullett)
57
David Hummel (Victrex)
57
Alison Platt (Countrywide)
57
Bill Halbert (KCOM)
56
Lance Batchelor (Saga)
56
Regis Schulz (Darty)
55
Mark Newton-Jones (Mothercare)
55
Ian Page (Dechra)
55
Stuart Mitchell (SIG)
53
Angela Spindler (N. Brown)
53
Tony Brewer (Headlam)
53
Matthew Fosh (Novae)
53
Steve Edward Foots (Croda)
52
Robert Walters (Robert Walters)
51
Bruce Thompson (Diploma)
50
Chris Aspinwall (Fidessa)
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
Matthew Fosh (Novae)
100
David J. Miles (Mears)
98
Adam Hartley Couch (Cranswick)
97
Silver
Top 10
Regis Schulz (Darty)
96
Joel Leonoff (Paysafe Group)
96
Nicholas McKittrick (Rightmove)
96
Mark Allen (Dairy Crest)
95
Stephen Stone (Crest Nicholson)
94
Gavin John Darby (Premier Foods)
92
Stephen Clarke (WH Smith)
92
Rupert Edward Pearce (Inmarsat)
92
Dr. Pim Vervaat (RPC)
92
Bronze
Outperformer
Andrew Williams (Halma)
91
Stephen A. Carter (Informa)
91
Roger Whiteside (Greggs)
90
John Tutte (Redrow)
90
Trevor Mather (Auto Trader Group)
90
Jayne-Anne Gadhia (Virgin Money)
90
Bill Halbert (KCOM)
89
Richard David Harpin (Homeserve)
88
Trevor Finn (Pendragon)
87
Andrew Horton (Beazley)
87
Euan Angus Sutherland (Superdry)
87
Peter Stuart Crook (Provident)
86
Steve Wadey (QinetiQ)
86
Dean Finch (National Express)
85
Andrew Campbell Bruce (Lookers)
85
Martyn Coffey (Marshalls)
84
Andrew John Hogarth (Staffline)
82
Andrew Wyllie (Costain)
81
Paul Forman (Coats Group)
80
David Wild (Domino's Pizza Group)
79
Raymond Stuart Kelvin (Ted Baker)
77
Derek W. Muir (Hill & Smith)
76
Nigel Terrington (Paragon Banking Group)
76
Andrew Lindsay (Telecom Plus)
76
Mike Norris (Computacenter)
75
Mattew Ingle (Howden)
74
Dr. Alan Haerne (RPS)
74
Julia Robertson (Impellam)
72
David James Ritchie (Vistry Group)
71
David W. Williams (Noble)
70
Robert T. Forrester (Vertu Motors)
69
Steve Edward Foots (Croda)
68
Mark Richard Cashmore (Connect Group)
68
Sir David McMurtry (Renishaw)
67
Robert A. Watson (Hilton Food)
66
Peter Plumb (Moneysupermarket.com)
65
Philip Howell (Rathbone Brothers)
65
Rakesh Sharma (Ultra Electronics)
64
Lance Batchelor (Saga)
64
Mike Kinloch McCollum (Dignity)
63
David Buttress (Just Eat)
63
Martyn Gibbs (Game Digital)
61
Lance Uggla (Markit)
61
David Hummel (Victrex)
61
David Brown (Go-Ahead)
60
Michael Sharp (Debenhams)
59
David Lockwood (Laird)
59
Ralph Graham Findlay (Marston's)
59
Tim R. Cobbold (UBM)
59
Prof. Uwe Krueger (WS Atkins)
58
Nicholas J. Anderson (Spirax Sarco)
58
Dominic Burke (Jardine Lloyd)
57
James Henderson (William Hill)
57
John Phizackerley (Tullett)
57
Lindsley Ruth (Electrocomponent)
57
John Christopher Morgan (Morgan Sindall)
56
Moshe Greidinger (Cineworld)
56
Graham Beale (Nationwide Building Society)
56
Colin Day (Essentra)
55
Michael Alan Spencer (NEX)
55
Said Darwazah (Hikma Pharmaceuticals)
54
Preben Prebensen (Close Brothers)
54
Tom Albanese (Vedanta Resources)
54
Simon Richard Fox (Reach)
53
Haydn Jonathan Mursell (Kier)
53
Richard Longdon (Aveva)
53
Stephen ingham (PageGroup)
52
Kate Swann (SSP)
51
Rooney Anand (Greene King)
50
Robert Walters (Robert Walters)
50
Dr. Pamela Louise Makin (BTG)
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