Knighted for services to food retailing in the 2002 New Year Honours, Sir Terry Leahy is known for transforming the supermarket industry in Britain, growing Tesco to the largest chain in the country and disrupting the businesses of its competitors. The former CEO of Tesco has now invested in Anatwine and taken up a non-executive Board position.
He was recognized by the Wall Street Journal and CNBC as European Business Leader of the Year (2005) and named European Businessman of the Year by Fortune (2004). A Guardian Unlimited Politics panel found him to be the most influential non-elected person in Britain in 2007. In 2010 he received the Daily Telegraph's Award for a Decade of Excellence in Business. He was voted Business Person of the Year by the Sunday Times.