Keller, the world’s largest geotechnical contractor, has been named Britain’s Most Admired Company in the Heavy Construction Sector 2018, taking top spot for the first time.

Keller, the world’s largest geotechnical contractor, has been named Britain’s Most Admired Company in the Heavy Construction Sector 2018, taking top spot for the first time.

Presented by The Rt Hon the Lord Heseltine at an awards ceremony in London last night, Keller was selected for the Management Today award ahead of its peers.

“I am delighted that we have been recognised by our peers as one of the most admired companies in the construction sector. We are very proud of the fact that, every day, people around the world live and work on ground prepared by Keller. Often the first company on a construction site, growth literally starts with us,” says Alain Michaelis, Chief Executive. “Although this recognises us in Britain, Keller is a global company employing some 11,000 people worldwide. This is a great testament to their hard work and I’d like to take the opportunity to thank them for all that they do.”

Running since 1990, Britain’s Most Admired Companies is a peer study of corporate reputation as seen by its competitors and influencers and involves interviews with some 230 board representatives, analysts and city commentators. Companies are rated across 12 criteria including quality of management, financial soundness and quality of products and services. The complete list of Britain’s Most Admired Companies 2018 by sector is available here.

Notes to Editors:

Keller is the world's largest geotechnical contractor, providing technically advanced geotechnical solutions to the construction industry. With annual revenue of around £2.0bn, Keller has approximately 11,000 staff world-wide. Keller is the clear market leader in the US, Canada, Australia and South Africa; it has prime positions in most established European markets and a strong profile in many developing markets.

Published on
5 Dec 2018