The world’s second-largest aero engine maker has diversified into other markets where its knowledge of gas turbines pays dividends. Rolls-Royce has also offset the slowdown in military markets with a rise in civil contracts, signing a £1.6bn deal with Singapore Airlines to supply engines for 25 new Airbus aircraft. CEO John Rishton has silenced critics who said a boss from a retail background couldn’t run RR. The firm expects underlying profits of around £1.4bn for the year to 31 December, and takes the new BMAC title, the BSI Award for Continual Excellence.
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