Sir Richard won nine nominations from the 88 top executives who replied to our poll. The runner-up, with seven, was Sir Christopher Hogg, chairman of Reuters. Other well- known names in the top half dozen included Sir Allen Sheppard of Grand Metropolitan and Lord Weinstock of GEC.
Sir Alick Rankin of Scottish & Newcastle praised Sir Richard for managing 'to maintain profit growth through an extreme recession when other retailers have been less successful'.
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