Yorkshire Water, Kelda’s main subsidiary, is spending £3.5bn to improve the region’s water and sewage network. Run by chief executive Richard Flint, 45, it supplies water to more than 5m people in Yorkshire, and provides nearly half of Northern Ireland’s drinking water.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank52
CompanyKelda Group
ActivityWater services provider
LocationBradford
Sales £m1,024
Profit £m577
Year endMar 13
Principal shareholdersConsortium comprising Citigroup, GIC, RREEF Infrastructure and Infracapital
Staff3,384
Founded1989
Websitewww.keldagroup.com

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