Terry Leahy

As the recently retired CEO of Tesco (1997‐2011), Sir Terry Leahy is one of the most admired business leaders in the world. Knighted in 2002 for his services to food retailing, he is well known for successfully turning around Tesco to become the largest chain in Britain, transforming the country’s supermarket industry and disrupting the businesses of its competitors. Experts credit Sir Leahy’s success to his hands-on style and marketing prowess, while Sir Leahy places focus on experience and low-key leadership. [+]