Britain's Most Admired Leaders 2018 are Carolyn McCall and Emma Walmsley

We asked the country's top bosses to name the business leaders they admire the most.

by Andrew Saunders

As part of Management Today's annual Britain's Most Admired Companies survey, we asked the country's top bosses to name their most admired leader. The joint top stop goes to Carolyn McCall, who has headed ITV since January 2018, and Emma Walmsley, who leads pharma giant GSK.

Emma Walmsley

Chief executive, GSK

When Emma Walmsley took over the top job at GSK in April 2017, she was not only the first woman to run the company but the first woman to take charge of any major pharma firm.

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