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
Peter Lloyd Rogers

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

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]


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]


  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