Charlie Mayfield (MBA 1992)Cranfield School of Management alumnus and chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, Charlie Mayfield (MBA 1992) was knighted in the 2013 Birthday Honours.

Sir Charlie led the employee-owned business to a 15.8% increase in annual profits to £409.6m recently, despite prolonged challenging times for high street retailers.

Congratulations to Charlie from all at Cranfield.