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Sir Bryan tops New Year's honours

Sir Bryan Nicholson has once again headed the New Year's honour's list among the business and finance community.

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Sir Bryan, knighted in 1987, has been named as a knights grand cross of the order of the British Empire for his services to the public.

CBI director-general Digby Jones was knighted for his services to business.

Dixons chief executive John Clare and Asda CEO and president Antonio Denunzio were awarded CBEs, as well as FSA deputy chair Stewart Boyd.

The newly-combined Revenue and Customs was also represented in the honours list. Northern England Inland Revenue regional director Richard Cooke was awarded a CBE, as was Customs’ regional business services director Douglas Tweddle. Wendy Marrable, special investigation section team leader at the Inland Revenue, was awarded an OBE.

Deloitte assistant director Geoffrey Clark was awarded an MBE for services to the MoD.

Six ICAEW members were awarded in the lists. CBEs were awarded to Stephen Cuthbert, Neville Shulman and Anu Vedi. OBEs went to Anthony Grant, Rodney Sellers and Peter Stoppard.

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