Eight recruiters among the top 1,000 wealthiest in the UK

Several recruiters are among the seriously loaded in this year’s Sunday Times Rich List.

This year’s list is the paper’s 31st annual survey of the 1,000 wealthiest people or families resident in the UK ranked by net wealth.
A number of the recruitment sector’s leading lights make this year’s list. Leading them at number 75 is the founder of Ecco temporary employment agency in France, Philippe Foriel-Destezet, before it merged with Swiss group Adia to create Adecco.

He has fallen from position 64 on the list last year, with his net wealth down to £1.96bn from £2.1bn.
Here is the recruitment rich list:

  • Philippe Foriel-Destezet, founder of Ecco (Adecco) £1.96bn (75)
  • Rod & Sheila Flavell, FDM £231m (520)
  • Penny Streeter and family, £208m (585) Ambition (A24 Group)
  • Ged Mason, Morson £170m (703)
  • Lee Biggins, CV-Library £150m (787)
  • Keith Dawe, Resource Solutions Group £147m (828) 
  • Kevin Coyle and family, Coyle Personnel £130m (900)
  • Paul Lukic, LA International £124m (959)

Here is last year’s list, if you want to see who’s up and who’s down in the wealthy stakes.

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