Britain's Most Admired No.2: Johnson Matthey, Neil Carson

A vintage performance from the almost 200-year-old precious-metal specialist.

Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

Johnson Matthey was voted top in its chemicals sector in all but one of the nine judging criteria, to achieve its highest-ever overall position. Under CEO Carson, Johnson Matthey has carved itself an enviable lead in the specialised business of supplying automotive catalytic converters, and is now one of the UK's leading contenders in fuel-cell technology, too.

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