Top 40 Power Players from the past

The Personnel
Today
Top 40 Power Players is now in its fifth year. In this time, many
high-flying senior HR professionals have charted, shown promise and risen
through the ranks. Others have been one-hit wonders, causing a stir and then
rapidly fading away. Here we list the chart of charts: the Top 40 Power Players
from 1999 to 2003

 

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999

1

Patricia Hewitt

David Smith

Nick Starritt

Stephen Buyers

Stephen Byers

2

Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey

James Madden

James Madden

John Monks

3

Denise Kingsmill

Jim McKenna

Vaughan Young

Nick Starrit

John Cridland

4

Jim McKenna

Francesca Okosi

Will Hutton

Stephen Cronin

David Blunkett

5

David Smith

Patricia Hewitt

Geoff Armstrong

John Monks

Padraig Flyn

6

Clare Chapman

Colin Povey

Elizabeth France

Cherie Booth

Sir Herman Ouseley

7

John Sunderland,

Denise Kingsmill

Rita Donaghy

Geoff Armstrong

Julie Mellor

8

Duncan Brown

Anna Diamantopoulou

Michael Porter

John Cridland

Geoff Armstrong

9

Mary Mallett

Clare Chapman

Gurbux Singh

Richard Scase

John McMullen

10

Andrew Smith

Will Hutton

Anna Diamantopoulou

Anna Diamantopoulo

Chris Humphries

11

Alan Johnson

John Sunderland

Bryan Sanderson

Lynda Gratton

Hugh Taylor

12

Will Hutton

Vance Kearney

Susan Anderson

David Ulrich

Bob Mason

13

Fernando Pereira

Andy Smith

David Ulrich

Linda Holbeche

Stephanie Monk

14

Julie Mellor

André van Heemstra

Michael Moore

Ruth Spellman

Clive Morton

15

Derek Higgs

Geoff Armstrong

Maggi Bell

Mike Judge

Rhiannon Chapman

16

Colin Povey

Chris Goscomb

Peter Drucker

Vaughan Young

Mike Judge

17

Elaine Way

Neil Roden

Helen Wilkinson

Simon Brocket

Mike Kinski

18

Martin Tiplady

Julie Mellor

John Monks

Clara Freeman

Clara Freeman

19

Neil Roden

John Monks

David Guest

Sir Michael Burton

Cherie Booth

20

Geoff Armstrong

Denise Keating

Vance Kearney

Maggi Bell

Roger Bennett

21

Mike Cutt

Lynda Gratton

John Hofmeister

John Welch

John Welch Jr

22

Vance Kearney

Paul Turner

Julie Mellor

Sir Ken Jackson

Ian McCartney

23

Brendan Barber

Tracy Myhill

Cary Cooper

Duncan Brown

Carey Cooper

24

Francesca Okosi

Lynn Rutter

John Welch

Jon Sparkes

Rodney Bickerstaffe

25

Jean Tomlin

Ian McCartney

Keith Handley

Peter Drucker

Lesley James

26

Bob Crow

Maria Antoniou

Clive Newton

Cary Cooper

Mervyn Walker

27

Ruth Spellman

Maggi Bell

David Bell

Terry Gorman

Peter Drucker

28

Tracy Myhill

Bob Crow

Stuart Crainer

David Guest

Ken Jackson

29

Stan Fraser

Beverly Shears

Susan Bowick

Nigel Connolly

John Hougham

30

Allan Leighton

Imelda Walsh

Stephen Byers

Alex Burnip

Alex Burnip

31

Trevor Phillips

Richard Houghton

David Murphy

Bert Massie

Dirk Hudig

32

John Connolly

Clive Grundy

Ruth Spellman

Surinder Sharma

Julian Richer

33

Paul Pagliari

Linda Holbeche

Francesca Okosi

John Prophet

Jan Peelen

34

Michael Porter

John Sullivan

Kathleen Barclay

John McMullen

Anne Watts

35

Andy Gilchrist

David Ulrich

Linda Holbeche

Julie Mellor

Dave Ulrich

36

Susan Anderson

Rita Donaghy

Federico Castellanos

Clive Morton

Anne Minto

37

Imelda Walsh

Susan Anderson

André van Heemstra

Gurbrux Singh

Andrew Wilkinson

38

Rita Donaghy

James Madden

Hallstein Mork

Will Hutton

Paul Wallace

39

Guru

Ruth Spellman

Paul McKinley

David Blunkett

Bruce Warman

40

Richard Houghton

Bryan Sanderson

Heinz Fischer

Rhiannon Chapman

Maggi Bell

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