Co-op boss and ex NWDA chief makes New Year Honours list

PETER Marks, the out-going chief executive of the Co-operative Group, was among the  business leaders recognised in the New Years Honours list.

The Yorkshireman, who will stand down after 45 years with the co-operative group in early 2013, was awarded a CBE for services to the retail sector.

He said: "This is a tremendous honour, not just for me personally, but for all my colleagues and directors of the group, who have shared by vision and who have worked so hard for the success we have enjoyed in recent years."... For the full story register now for free or login below...