50. SHS Group
Managing director: Michael Howard
Pre-tax profit: £19.6m
The SHS Group was founded in 1975 and operates in the fast moving consumer goods sector throughout the UK.
Operating from its Belfast Headquarters, the Group provides a strong financial base and central resources for 11 autonomous businesses operating within brand ownership and sales & marketing.
The company owns brands such as WKD, Shloer and Merrydown Cider and distributes brands through SHS Sales & Marketing including Jordans, Tropicana, Finish and Mars Consumer Drinks. In addition the Group is the largest supplier of own label Herbs and Spices.
In January the company’s co-founder Geoff Salters passed away at the age of 64. His family owns half of the group.
199 Airport Road West,
Tel: 028 9045 4647