CEO of the Year Obermatt Pin


UK 200 Ranking: United Kingdom – 2017

Published: 2017-07-24

Below are all the winners in the competition UK 200 Ranking, United Kingdom, 2017. 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
Tim R. Cobbold (UBM)
93
Euan Angus Sutherland (Supergroup)
91
Ignacio Bustamante (Hochschild Mining)
90
Silver
Top 10
Irakli Gilauri (BGEO Group)
88
Lindsley Ruth (Electrocomponent)
86
Oleg Novachuk (Kazakhmys)
81
Ted Ayres (Bellway)
79
Stephen A. Carter (Informa)
79
Richard David Harpin (Homeserve)
79
Russell Down (Speedy Hire)
78
Bronze
Outperformer
Simon Pryce (BBA Aviation)
77
Nicholas J. Anderson (Spirax Sarco)
76
Adam Hartley Couch (Cranswick)
75
Stephen Kelly (Sage)
74
David Graham Hall (Polypipe)
74
Stephen G. Young (Meggitt)
73
Raymond Stuart Kelvin (Ted Baker)
73
Michael Flowers (Chemring)
73
Francois Clement Wanecq (Vesuvius)
72
Xavier Robert Rolet (London Stock Exchange)
71
Brett Simpson (Low & Bonar)
71
Calum MacLean (Yule Catto)
71
Louis Leslie Alexander Eperjesi (Tyman)
70
Walter Rosenbrough (Steris)
70
Mor Weizer (Playtech)
69
Andrew Horton (Beazley)
68
Stephen C. Harris (Bodycote)
68
John O’Higgins (Spectris)
68
David J. Miles (Mears)
68
Rakesh Sharma (Ultra Electronics)
68
Robert A. Watson (Hilton Food)
68
Christopher Bailey (Burberry)
68
Nicholas John Varney (Merlin Entertainments)
68
Steve Edward Foots (Croda)
67
Preben Prebensen (Close Brothers)
67
James Mullen (Ladbrokes)
67
Jack Alexander (GVC)
67
Rob Perrins (Berkeley)
65
Derek W. Muir (Hill & Smith)
65
Moshe Greidinger (Cineworld)
65
David Shemmans (Ricardo)
65
Ahmed Javed (Tate & Lyle)
64
Nicholas J. Jefferies (Acal)
64
Peter Raby (Morgan Advanced Materials)
64
Andrew Williams (Halma)
63
John Tutte (Redrow)
63
Richard Tyson (TT Electronics)
62
Simon Emeny (Fuller Smith)
62
Steve Wadey (QinetiQ)
62
Pete Redfern (Taylor Wimpey)
61
Jeff Fairburn (Persimmon)
61
Olivia Garfield (Severn Trent)
61
Mark Morris (Seadrill Partners)
61
Richard Salomons (Intercontinental Hotels)
60
Andrew Wyllie (Costain)
60
Rik De Vos (Mcbride)
60
Ian El-Mokadem (Exova)
58
Dominic Burke (Jardine Lloyd)
57
Stephen Stone (Crest Nicholson)
57
Jayne-Anne Gadhia (Virgin Money (UK))
57
Peter I. France (Rotork)
55
Said Darwazah (Hikma Pharmaceuticals)
55
John Christopher Morgan (Morgan Sindall)
55
Andrew Campbell Bruce (Lookers)
55
Martyn Coffey (Marshalls)
55
Dr. Pamela Louise Makin (BTG)
55
Nicholas P. Henry (James Fisher)
54
Gordon A. Wilson (Travelport)
54
Rupert Edward Pearce (Inmarsat)
53
Mark Selway (IMI)
53
Stefan Bomhard (Inchcape)
53
David Radcliffe (Hogg Robinson)
52
Roger Whiteside (Greggs)
52
David Squires (Senior)
52
Andrew Lindsay (Telecom Plus)
52
Peter Stuart Crook (Provident)
51
Andrew John Hogarth (Staffline)
51
Kristof Hagerman (Sophos Group)
51
Anthony Durrant (Premier Oil)
50
Alain Michaelis (Keller)
50
David Fraser Thomas (Barratt Developments)
50
Christopher Loughlin (Pennon)
50
John Bruce Gill (HSS Hire)
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
Euan Angus Sutherland (Supergroup)
98
Tim R. Cobbold (UBM)
95
Rob Perrins (Berkeley)
94
Silver
Top 10
Ted Ayres (Bellway)
93
Richard David Harpin (Homeserve)
93
Stephen Stone (Crest Nicholson)
93
Said Darwazah (Hikma Pharmaceuticals)
92
David J. Miles (Mears)
91
Louis Leslie Alexander Eperjesi (Tyman)
91
Michael Flowers (Chemring)
91
Bronze
Outperformer
Ignacio Bustamante (Hochschild Mining)
89
Andrew Campbell Bruce (Lookers)
89
Dr. Pamela Louise Makin (BTG)
89
Irakli Gilauri (BGEO Group)
88
Walter Rosenbrough (Steris)
88
Andrew Williams (Halma)
87
Adam Hartley Couch (Cranswick)
86
Brett Simpson (Low & Bonar)
86
John Tutte (Redrow)
86
Calum MacLean (Yule Catto)
86
Steve Edward Foots (Croda)
85
Andrew Wyllie (Costain)
85
Rakesh Sharma (Ultra Electronics)
85
Raymond Stuart Kelvin (Ted Baker)
84
Stephen A. Carter (Informa)
84
Stefan Bomhard (Inchcape)
84
James Mullen (Ladbrokes)
84
Lindsley Ruth (Electrocomponent)
84
David Graham Hall (Polypipe)
84
Robert T. Forrester (Vertu)
83
Nicholas J. Anderson (Spirax Sarco)
83
David Shemmans (Ricardo)
83
Pete Redfern (Taylor Wimpey)
82
Francois Clement Wanecq (Vesuvius)
82
Stephen C. Harris (Bodycote)
79
Christopher Bailey (Burberry)
79
Olivia Garfield (Severn Trent)
79
Xavier Robert Rolet (London Stock Exchange)
79
Simon Emeny (Fuller Smith)
78
Roger Whiteside (Greggs)
78
Jayne-Anne Gadhia (Virgin Money (UK))
78
Andrew Horton (Beazley)
77
David Stevens (Admiral)
77
John O’Higgins (Spectris)
76
Nicholas John Varney (Merlin Entertainments)
76
David James Ritchie (Bovis Homes)
76
Russell Down (Speedy Hire)
76
Robert A. Watson (Hilton Food)
75
Nicholas J. Jefferies (Acal)
75
Derek W. Muir (Hill & Smith)
73
Richard Tyson (TT Electronics)
73
Tim Steiner (Ocado)
72
Oleg Novachuk (Kazakhmys)
72
Jill McDonald (Halfords)
72
Alain Michaelis (Keller)
71
Ralph Graham Findlay (Marston's)
70
Mattew Ingle (Howden)
69
Julia Robertson (Impellam)
68
Peter I. France (Rotork)
67
Preben Prebensen (Close Brothers)
67
Dominic Burke (Jardine Lloyd)
67
Simon Litherland (Britvic)
67
David Fraser Thomas (Barratt Developments)
67
Stephen Kelly (Sage)
66
Andrew John Hogarth (Staffline)
66
Jeff Fairburn (Persimmon)
65
Kristof Hagerman (Sophos Group)
65
Ahmed Javed (Tate & Lyle)
64
Moshe Greidinger (Cineworld)
64
Mark Morris (Seadrill Partners)
63
Ian Crabb (LSL Property)
62
John Christopher Morgan (Morgan Sindall)
62
Robert David MacKenzie (AA)
62
Peter Geoffrey Hetherington (IG)
62
Bob Holt (Lakehouse)
62
Saleem Asaria (Cambian)
60
Steve Wadey (QinetiQ)
59
John Bruce Gill (HSS Hire)
59
Stephen Clarke (WH Smith)
56
Peter Raby (Morgan Advanced Materials)
56
Adam Crozier (ITV)
55
Peter Stuart Crook (Provident)
55
Anthony Durrant (Premier Oil)
55
Rupert Edward Pearce (Inmarsat)
54
Mor Weizer (Playtech)
53
James Drummond (Berendsen)
53
Angela Spindler (N. Brown)
52
Gary Elden (Sthree)
52
Stephen ingham (Michael Page)
52
Mark Selway (IMI)
52
Martyn Coffey (Marshalls)
51
Robert Walters (Robert Walters)
50
Martin Sutherland (De La Rue)
50
Wayne Sheppard (Ibstock)
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
Simon Pryce (BBA Aviation)
98
Michael Flowers (Chemring)
97
Stephen G. Young (Meggitt)
94
Silver
Top 10
Ted Ayres (Bellway)
92
Steve Edward Foots (Croda)
92
Jeff Fairburn (Persimmon)
91
Rupert Edward Pearce (Inmarsat)
91
Tim R. Cobbold (UBM)
91
Ignacio Bustamante (Hochschild Mining)
90
Jayne-Anne Gadhia (Virgin Money (UK))
90
Bronze
Outperformer
Pete Redfern (Taylor Wimpey)
88
Euan Angus Sutherland (Supergroup)
88
Rakesh Sharma (Ultra Electronics)
87
Louis Leslie Alexander Eperjesi (Tyman)
86
Brett Simpson (Low & Bonar)
86
Oleg Novachuk (Kazakhmys)
85
Martyn Coffey (Marshalls)
84
Peter Stuart Crook (Provident)
83
David Graham Hall (Polypipe)
83
Nicholas John Varney (Merlin Entertainments)
82
Simon Emeny (Fuller Smith)
81
Andrew John Hogarth (Staffline)
81
Nicholas J. Jefferies (Acal)
80
Mor Weizer (Playtech)
80
Lindsley Ruth (Electrocomponent)
80
Irakli Gilauri (BGEO Group)
79
Simon Richard Fox (Trinity Mirror)
79
David Shemmans (Ricardo)
79
Nicholas J. Anderson (Spirax Sarco)
78
James Mullen (Ladbrokes)
78
Preben Prebensen (Close Brothers)
77
Stephen A. Carter (Informa)
76
Richard David Harpin (Homeserve)
76
Russell Down (Speedy Hire)
76
David J. Miles (Mears)
74
Andrew Campbell Bruce (Lookers)
74
Steve Wadey (QinetiQ)
74
Calum MacLean (Yule Catto)
74
Raymond Stuart Kelvin (Ted Baker)
73
Adam Hartley Couch (Cranswick)
73
John Tutte (Redrow)
73
David Fraser Thomas (Barratt Developments)
73
Andrew Williams (Halma)
72
Xavier Robert Rolet (London Stock Exchange)
72
Christopher Loughlin (Pennon)
72
Stephen Kelly (Sage)
71
Rob Perrins (Berkeley)
69
Moshe Greidinger (Cineworld)
69
Richard Tyson (TT Electronics)
68
Jack Alexander (GVC)
68
Stephen ingham (Michael Page)
67
Walter Rosenbrough (Steris)
67
Francois Clement Wanecq (Vesuvius)
65
Stephen Stone (Crest Nicholson)
65
Wayne Sheppard (Ibstock)
65
Mattew Ingle (Howden)
64
Andrew Horton (Beazley)
63
Richard Salomons (Intercontinental Hotels)
62
Andrew Wyllie (Costain)
62
Roger Whiteside (Greggs)
62
Ahmed Javed (Tate & Lyle)
60
Mark Newton-Jones (Mothercare)
59
Stephen C. Harris (Bodycote)
58
Rik De Vos (Mcbride)
58
David Radcliffe (Hogg Robinson)
57
James Drummond (Berendsen)
57
Karim Bitar (Genus)
56
John Christopher Morgan (Morgan Sindall)
56
Simon Litherland (Britvic)
56
John O’Higgins (Spectris)
55
Steven Lewis Mogford (United Utilities)
55
David James Ritchie (Bovis Homes)
54
Kwan Cheong Ng (Laura Ashley)
53
Robert David MacKenzie (AA)
53
Olivia Garfield (Severn Trent)
52
David Squires (Senior)
52
Mark Morris (Seadrill Partners)
52
Ian Filby (DFS Furniture)
51
Gavin John Darby (Premier Foods)
50
Ian El-Mokadem (Exova)
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
Richard Salomons (Intercontinental Hotels)
100
Irakli Gilauri (BGEO Group)
98
Dennis Proctor (Hunting)
94
Rik De Vos (Mcbride)
94
Jack Alexander (GVC)
94
Silver
Top 10
Lindsley Ruth (Electrocomponent)
93
Adrian Maxwell Colman (Wincanton)
93
Tim R. Cobbold (UBM)
92
Peter Raby (Morgan Advanced Materials)
92
Ignacio Bustamante (Hochschild Mining)
91
Bronze
Outperformer
Robert A. Watson (Hilton Food)
88
Andrew Lindsay (Telecom Plus)
88
Euan Angus Sutherland (Supergroup)
87
Simon Pryce (BBA Aviation)
86
Dorothy Carrington Thompson (Drax)
85
Stephen Kelly (Sage)
85
Christopher Bailey (Burberry)
84
Oleg Novachuk (Kazakhmys)
84
Kristof Hagerman (Sophos Group)
83
Jalal Bagherli (Dialog Semiconductor)
82
Russell Down (Speedy Hire)
82
Derek W. Muir (Hill & Smith)
78
Stephen A. Carter (Informa)
78
Ian El-Mokadem (Exova)
78
Stephen G. Young (Meggitt)
77
Nicholas P. Henry (James Fisher)
76
Peter I. France (Rotork)
76
John O’Higgins (Spectris)
73
Mor Weizer (Playtech)
73
Mark Selway (IMI)
70
Richard David Harpin (Homeserve)
69
Gordon A. Wilson (Travelport)
69
Dominic Burke (Jardine Lloyd)
68
Francois Clement Wanecq (Vesuvius)
68
Mark Morris (Seadrill Partners)
68
Stephen C. Harris (Bodycote)
67
Sir David McMurtry (Renishaw)
67
Ahmed Javed (Tate & Lyle)
67
Nicholas J. Anderson (Spirax Sarco)
67
Andy Blundell (Communisis)
66
Andrew Horton (Beazley)
65
Karim Bitar (Genus)
65
Adam Hartley Couch (Cranswick)
65
John Bruce Gill (HSS Hire)
65
Raymond Stuart Kelvin (Ted Baker)
63
Moshe Greidinger (Cineworld)
63
David Stevens (Admiral)
63
Xavier Robert Rolet (London Stock Exchange)
62
Mark Richard Cashmore (Connect Group)
60
Anthony Durrant (Premier Oil)
60
David Squires (Senior)
60
Stuart Robert Vann (Esure Group)
58
Preben Prebensen (Close Brothers)
57
Walter Rosenbrough (Steris)
55
Calum MacLean (Yule Catto)
54
David Graham Hall (Polypipe)
54
Ted Ayres (Bellway)
53
David Radcliffe (Hogg Robinson)
53
Olivia Garfield (Severn Trent)
53
Stephen Clarke (WH Smith)
52
Robert Walters (Robert Walters)
52
Steve Wadey (QinetiQ)
52
Christopher Loughlin (Pennon)
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