Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 75 - Barry & Frances Dodd, GSM Group

The industrial entrepreneurs are worth £58m.

by Philip Beresford

Fast-growing Wetherby-headquartered company GSM, owned and run by Barry and Frances Dodd, supplies sheet metal assemblies, automotive components and printer and label systems. In 2012-13 it made a record £6.4m profit on £30.2m sales.

Age: 67/68
Activity: Industry
Wealth: £58m
Latest turnover: £30m
Five-year rise in turnover: 114%
No. of employees: 354
Five-year rise in employment: 39%
Score: 194

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