The CEOs

The CEOs for this year's programme with more to be confirmed in the coming weeks. 

2019 Edition

 

Nick Beighton

Nick Beighton joined ASOS as Chief Financial Officer in 2009 and was appointedChief Executive Officer of in September 2015.

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Martyn Phillips

CEO Pamela Maynard believes Avanade’s purpose is to make a genuine human impact. She is committed to Avanade’s vision: to be the leading digital innovator, creating great experiences as we realize results for our clients and their customers through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem.

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Javed Khan

Javed Khan is a leading figure in the UK public and voluntary sectors, with over 34 years’ experience developing a track record of successfully managing change through key high profile leadership roles.

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John Manzoni

John Manzoni became Permanent Secretary for the Cabinet Office in August 2015. He was appointed Chief Executive of the Civil Service in October 2014 and continues in this role also.

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Michelle Mitchell

Michelle Mitchell OBE joined November 2018. She is responsible for the overall leadership and management of CRUK, the world’s leading charitable funder of research.

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Simon Levine

Simon Levine is DLA Piper's Global co-CEO and Managing Partner. He also advises on both commercial and litigation matters, is a visiting professor and lecturer at Imperial College Business School and a member of the Board of the Office for Students.

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Carolyn McCall

Carolyn McCall joined ITV in January 2018 and launched a review of the company’s strategy in light of the rapidly changing media landscape.

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Laura Tenison

As the Founder and CEO of JoJo Maman Bébé, Laura Tenison MBE has grown the company organically from its start-up in 1993 to become the UK’s leading boutique mother and baby omni-channel retailer.

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Neil Heslop

Neil Heslop became CEO of international, pan-disability charity Leonard Cheshire in 2016. He lost his sight aged 21 and was awarded an OBE in 2002 for services to British Telecommunications and charity.

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Ken Towle

Ken Towle is CEO of Nisa and joined the company from international franchise operator, Alshaya.

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Kester Scrope

Kester Scrope is the CEO of Odgers Berndtson's UK and Asian Offices. Odgers Berndtson is the organisation behind the CEOx1Day programme.

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Janette Bell

Janette Bell was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of P&O Ferries in January 2018. She joined the business in 2012 as Commercial Director and became Managing Director five years later.

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Andy Ransom

Andy Ransom is Chief Executive of Rentokil Initial plc, one of the world’s largest business services companies. The company has operations in 70 countries and employs 35,500 people. 

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Mike Coupe

Mike Coupe leads one of the UK's leading food, general merchandise and clothing retailers, Sainsbury’s. Since 2016 the Group has also owned brands Argos and Habitat.

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Bill Winters

Bill Winters was appointed to the Board of Standard Chartered PLC as Group Chief Executive on 10 June 2015, having joined the Group in May 2015.

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Martyn Phillips

Colette Cohen became Chief Executive Officer of the Oil & Gas Technology Centre in August 2016. She is a committed role model for women in industry and a champion for the industrial transition of the Oil and Gas industry in a low carbon environment.

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Anne Jessopp

Anne Jessopp joined The Royal Mint in 2008 as HR Director. On 16 February 2018, she was appointed as Chief Executive.

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Debbie Crosbie

Debbie Crosbie joined TSB, as Chief Executive Officer at the start of May 2019, from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank (CYBG), where she was an Executive Board Director since 2014.

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Shearer West

Shearer West is President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, having held previous posts at the Universities of Leicester, Birmingham, Oxford and Sheffield, as well as at the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

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Charlotte Hogg

Charlotte Hogg is executive vice president and chief executive officer for Visa’s European operations.

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Jon Stanton

Jon Stanton was appointed Chief Executive of the Weir Group plc in October 2016.  He originally joined the Board in 2010 as the Group’s Finance Director.

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Martyn Phillips

Martyn Phillips joined the Welsh Union Rugby's Board in 2015. He is a member of the Six Nations Council, a director of the British Lions Designated Activity Company and Celtic Rugby Designated Activity Company.

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