UK is one of the most powerful economies in the world. Some of the leading companies in the world across sectors like telecom, pharma, automobile, FMCG, banking etc are a part of industries in UK. The top companies in UK include HSBC, BP, Prudential, Standard Chartered & Vodafone along with brands like Tesco, GlaxoSmithKline, National Grid, AstraZeneca and BAT. Here is the list of the top 10 companies in UK 2016.
10. British American Tobacco
The company is a multinational company and is headquartered in London in UK. It is ranked 5th in the industry.
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It is the market leader in more than 50 countries and has operations in more than 180 countries, making it one of the most prominent brands. BAT is being primarily listed on London Stock Exchange, and is also a constituent of FTSE 100 Index, which shows its strong financial position.
The company has a prominent brand presence and has wide scale operations. The company has a systematic supply chain distribution and reaches out to customers in the urban as well as rural areas alike.
In a major event BAT has increased its capacity by announcing an investment of 30 million Euro in increasing and up gradation of capacity in Croatia. This announcement was made by Nicandro Durante who head BAT after he met with Croatia’s Prime Minister Tihomir Orešković.The BAT with 60,000 employees, in the past eight months has successfully integrated with Croatian TDR into their system. With this investment the Kanfanara factory will gain more profit and importance.