Institutional Investor ranked the continent’s best CEOs, CFOs, and investor relations professionals across 31 industries for its 15th annual All-Europe Executive Team ranking of 2019.
The magazine and research firm compiled votes from 1,900 money managers and research analysts from more than 700 companies for its list of the top executives of Europe-based companies.
Eight companies swept their sectors, earning the No. 1 slot in each of the four categories: CEO, CFO, Investor Relations professional, and Investor Relations company.
Here is the list:
British American Tobacco
Nicandro Durante has been CEO of BAT, the maker of Pall Mall and Lucky Strike brands and the world’s largest tobacco company by sales, since 2011.
The London-based company announced last year that he will retire in April, to be succeeded by Jack Bowles, currently chief operating officer of BAT’s international business.
Ben Stevens has been the firm’s finance director since 2008.
The board of Bonn, Germany-based Deutsche Telekom just extended CEO Timotheus Höttges’s contract for another five years, while CFO Thomas Dannenfeldt will leave by the end of the year, citing private reasons.
Christian Illek will become the new CFO in 2019.
Tesco CEO David Lewis has led the helm since 2014. Before joining Tesco, he was president of global personal care at Unilever. Alan Stewart is CFO. The grocer’s headquarters are about 25 miles north of London, in Welwyn Garden City.
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