Peter Rogers (businessman)

Peter Lloyd Rogers CBE (29 December 1947 – 28 January 2020) was a British businessman, who was chief executive of Babcock International Group plc, a British multinational support services company specialising in managing complex assets and infrastructure in safety- and mission-critical environments. He was previously employed by Ford Motor Company and was also an executive director of Courtaulds and deputy chief executive of Acordis.

Peter Rogers
Born
Peter Lloyd Rogers

(1947-12-29)29 December 1947
Rugby, England
Died28 January 2020(2020-01-28) (aged 72)
NationalityBritish
OccupationBusinessman
Years active1969–2020
TitleCEO, Babcock International
TermAugust 2003 – August 2016
PredecessorGordon Campbell
SuccessorArchie Bethel
Spouse(s)Married
Children2

Early lifeEdit

Rogers was educated at Wymondham College, Norfolk, and graduated from the University of Manchester in 1969 with a law degree. He gained ACA and FCA accountancy qualifications in the 1970s.[1]

CareerEdit

Rogers was the chief executive of Babcock International from 1 August 2003 until he retired in August 2016. He was succeeded as CEO by Archie Bethel, chief executive of Babcock's marine & technology division. [2] He was appointed CBE in the 2011 Birthday Honours.

Personal lifeEdit

Rogers was married twice, with two children and a stepdaughter. He was a keen rugby fan.[3]

He died on 28 January 2020, at the age of 72.[4]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Peter L. Rogers: Executive Profile & Biography". BusinessWeek. Bloomberg. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Babcock chief executive Peter Rogers to retire in August". Reuters. 28 January 2016. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  3. ^ "No-nonsense view of defence". Financial Times. Financial Times. 19 October 2010. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
  4. ^ Tribute to Peter Rogers