Who are the richest recruiters in the UK?

Several recruiters have featured in this year’s Sunday Times Rich List.

This year’s list is the paper’s 30th annual survey of the 1,000 wealthiest people or families resident in the UK ranked by net wealth.

The 2018 list is topped by Jim Ratcliffe, founder of chemical firm Ineos, who has an estimated worth of £21.05bn.

But a number of the recruitment sector’s leading lights also made the list. Leading them at number 64 is the founder of Ecco temporary employment agency in France, Philippe Foriel-Destezet, before it merged with Swiss group Adia to create Adecco.

Here is the recruitment rich list:

  • Philippe Foriel-Destezet, founder of Ecco (Adecco) £2.1bn (64)
  • Rod & Sheila Flavell, FDM £224m (530)
  • Kevin Coyle and family, Coyle Personnel £170m (623) 
  • Ged Mason, Morson £170m (695)  
  • Penny Streeter and family, £157m (744) Ambition (A24 Group)
  • Lee Biggins, CV-Library £130m (882)
  • Paul Lukic, LA International £119m (962)

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