Gus Sargent named among UK’s top 50 most ambitious business leaders for 2022

Oct 5, 2022
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Gus Sargent, CEO and Co-Founder of Tecknuovo has been named as one of The LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2022.

About the LDC award

The programme, which is supported by The Times and now in its fifth year, celebrates the inspiring leaders behind some of the UK’s most successful and fast-growing medium-sized firms.

A record number of nominations – more than 750 – were received this year, proving that ambition is alive and well despite the challenges faced by increasing economic uncertainty.

The business leaders featured in The Top 50 demonstrate resilience, strategic excellence and export success. They operate across a broad range of sectors and are driving growth in every corner of the UK – from Edinburgh to Brighton, and Bath to Norfolk. Collectively, they employ almost 9,500 people and turn over more than £1.2 billion.

Why LDC has recognised Tecknuovo

Tecknuovo are an award-winning challenger technology consultancy. We are the fastest growing technology consultancy in the UK (recognised in the Sunday Times 100 but it’s our innovative Zero Dependency framework that makes us Deliberately Different.

Kieran Blackstone, CCO and Co-Founder of Tecknuovo said:

"I’m so proud that Gus is being recognised for all the years of hard work he’s put into Tecknuovo. He’s naturally uncomfortable about this sort of spotlight, always preferring to focus on what he could improve and the next challenge, rather than accepting credit for a job well done. However, I know he will be happy to agree that our success is very much owed to the dedicated people around us, both at Tecknuovo and our families at home. And, that our journey is only just beginning."

John Garner, Managing Partner, LDC, added:

“The volume and quality of submissions this year surpassed all of our expectations. We’ve been struck by the way business leaders have overcome challenges and adversity to run fast-growing and successful companies, proving that difficult circumstances can become the biggest driver of ambition. There are so many fascinating stories behind each and every business leader in this year’s Top 50 and I’d like to congratulate all of those featured. We look forward to seeing where they go next!”

You can find out more information on this year’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders programme here.

About LDC:

LDC is the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group. Since 1981, LDC has invested more than £5.5bn in medium-sized firms across the UK; backing the ambitions of more than 650 ambitious management teams.

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