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Kingdom’s Terry Barton receives top CEO Award

Terry Barton CEO AwardHuge congratulations to Kingdom’s CEO Terry Barton who has received a Finance Monthly CEO Award 2016, recognising him as an outstanding leader heading up one of this country’s most successful and innovative companies.

Explaining what the annual Finance Monthly CEO Awards are, the Finance Monthly website says: “Every year Finance Monthly CEO Awards celebrate the success, innovation and strategic vision of CEOs across a wide variety of sectors and industries globally.

“Finance Monthly’s research department has spent the past several months carefully researching and identifying some of the most outstanding, ambitious and forward-thinking CEOs in the corporate world today.”

They describe the award winners as “senior individuals who have been instrumental in achieving their companies’ desired aims and driving their businesses forward.” Terry was among 50 other CEOs from across the UK to receive an award along with a further 56 from around the world. The booklet detailing all of the winners of The Finance Monthly CEO Awards 2016 can be found online here.

Commenting on the award winners, the Editor-in-chief of Finance Monthly, Mark Palmer, said: “It is vital for every business striving for success to have a leader whose diligence, innovative thinking and ingenuity inspire their team to demonstrate the same qualities and achieve excellence. We are happy that all of the individuals that are listed within Finance Monthly’s 2016 CEO Awards are corporate leaders who aspire to these qualities and whose enthusiasm and hard work help their companies successfully accomplish their goals.”

Finance Monthly is a global publication delivering news, comment and analysis to those at the centre of the corporate sector. It reports on the news and topics that matter to CEOs, CFOs, investors, company directors, entrepreneurs, and SMEs.

Terry started Kingdom 23 years ago with just seven security officers. He had previously worked in the police, completed a law degree and trained to be a solicitor. When a local business asked him to recommend a security business, he didn’t know any so set up one himself. Since founding Kingdom Terry has led and driven the team from the front line with passion and energy.

CEOA16-LogoSpeaking after receiving his award, Terry said: “When I started Kingdom in 1993 I started it with the very firm belief that we had to be different and that the company had to continually evolve, keep learning about our customers’ needs and desires, embrace the latest technology and invest in our most important asset – our people. Since then I am very proud to say that Kingdom has stuck rigidly to those beliefs and we have built what I regard as the best teams in the industries we operate in at every level.”

Under Terry’s leadership Kingdom has grown to now employ 5,600 people and has a turnover of £105 million. The company recently started providing security services in India. Terry works hard to ensure the reputation and growth that Kingdom has built over many years is protected through fair but robust internal disciplines and controls. He ensures that he has consistent dialogue with Kingdom’s customers to keep improving the services that Kingdom provides and tailors them to the clients’ needs.

Innovative, independent and driven to explore new ways Kingdom successfully manage thousands of service personnel to the highest standard specialising in security, cleaning and environmental protection. Our national network of regional support offices manage thousands of service personnel to the highest standard, benchmarked by all the major UK quality accreditation bodies.

Established in 1993 and operating nationally, commercial and service strength supported with organic and acquisition growth has seen Kingdom become one of the largest independently owned companies in the UK within their areas of service expertise. Commercially strong they have a strategy to continually grow and strengthen by expanding their services and offering a complete support service to their customers.

Kingdom take a fresh approach to the support services market: adapting to the proliferation of new technologies and emerging security threats, whilst also offering their customers a leaner, smarter and more connected way of working.

For more information about Kingdom and all their services, please visit www.kingdom.co.uk or call 0845 051 7702.