Keeping it in the family pays off for Suttons


John Sutton is the grandson of Suttons Group founder Alf Sutton, who started trading in 1926 with a horse and cart. Sutton (pictured right, with Suttons Road Tankers MD Michael Cundy) took over the reins of the family firm four years ago, being appointed group chief executive in 2013 as a replacement for Andrew Palmer when he retired. Sutton had been MD of Suttons’ International Division since 2006. Our meeting takes place in the sumptuous Suttons boardroom, lined with oak […]