Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 60 - Max Smith-Hilliard , Forza AW

The meat entrepreneur is worth £115m.

by Philip Beresford

Cleckheaton-based Forza AW saw its 2013 profits soar to £17m on £276m sales. The meat and poultry producer is a leading sliced meat supplier to Asda. Chief executive Max Smith-Hilliard owns over half the £170m operation.

Age: 55
Activity: Meat and poultry
Wealth: £115m
Latest turnover: £276m
Five-year rise in turnover: 75%
No. of employees: 1285
Five-year rise in employment: 61%
Score: 164

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