Britain's Most Admired Companies 2013: No 9 - easyJet

Chief exec Carolyn McCall is the first female top boss to smash through BMAC's glass ceiling and make the top 10.

by
Last Updated: 03 Dec 2013

A vintage 2013 for the orange and white airline, up an impressive 36 places for its first-ever top 10 finish, in the same year as it made its FTSE 100 debut, to boot. Boss Carolyn McCall - in the left-hand seat since 2010 - has wooed the City and business travellers alike, breaking the 60 million passengers mark and posting hefty profits of £478m this year. She may even have silenced 36% stakeholder Stelios Haji-Ioannou in the long-running dispute over ordering 135 new aircraft - a special dividend of £175m on top of regular payouts puts the vocal easyJet founder in line for a £110m payout.

- Back to the BMAC homepage

Tags:
Transport

Find this article useful?

Get more great articles like this in your inbox every lunchtime

Interview ghosting: Stop treating job seekers like bad dates

Don’t underestimate the business impact of a simple rejection letter.

5 avoidable corporate disasters

And the lessons to learn from them.

Dressing to impress: One for the dustbin of history?

Opinion: Businesswomen are embracing comfort without sacrificing impact. Returning to the office shouldn't change that....

How to motivate people from a distance

Recognising success in a remote or hybrid environment requires a little creativity, says Insight SVP...

What pushy fish can teach you about influence at work

Research into marine power struggles casts light on the role of influence and dominant bosses...

The traits that will see you through Act II of the COVID crisis ...

Executive briefing: Sally Bailey, NED and former CEO of White Stuff.