BSkyB trounces rivals to land top Management Today Most Admired Company award

Media firm BSkyB landed the top spot in Management Today¹s Britain¹s Most Admired Companies awards last night.

BSkyB CEO: Jeremy Darroch
BSkyB CEO: Jeremy Darroch

Led by CEO Jeremy Darroch, the organisation is one of the youngest to be handed the accolade, topping each of the nine criteria to secure the award.

Matthew Gwyther, editor of Management Today said: 'It (BSkyB) is barely more than a stripling upstart amongst the great names of UK business, some of which have been around for centuries in one form or another. It has shown that a class-leading product, well marketed and slickly delivered, can continue to grow and prosper even in the most challenging circumstances.'

Tesco and Johnson Mathey took the second and third slots respectively, with Cadbury, GlaxoSmithKline and Rolls-Royce trailing at numbers four, five and six.

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