55. SHS Group
Managing director: Michael Howard
Pre-tax profit: £24.2m
The SHS Group was founded in 1975 and operates in the fast moving consumer goods sector.
From its Belfast headquarters, the Group provides a strong financial base and central resources for four divisions operating within brand ownership and sales and marketing.
The company owns brands such as WKD, Shloer, Bottlegreen and Merrydown Cider and distributes brands including Colgate, Nivea, Nurofen Finish, Jordans, Tunnocks and Mars Drinks.
In addition the group is the largest supplier of own label herbs and spices and condiments in Great Britain.
Managing director Michael Howard was named Large Company Director of the Year by the Institute of Directors (IoD) late last year.
199 Airport Road West,
Tel: 028 9045 4647