Britain's Most Admired No.5: Tesco, Sir Terry Leahy

A 'mere' fifth place for the six-times BMAC winner this year...

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Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

However, Tesco still picks up a gong - boss Sir Terry remains Britain's Most Admired leader. The nation's favourite supermarket continues to buck the dire economic climate with first-half profits up 10% to £1.5bn. The brakes are on across the Pond, however, with a slowdown in the planned roll-out of its ambitious Fresh & Easy US venture, which has already cost the group a £60m write-down.

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