Natalie Massenet, Carolyn McCall and Alan Yarrow are among the business leaders to make 2016's New Year honour list this year.
Massenet, the entrepreneur who founded Net-a-Porter and McCall, chief executive of EasyJet, were made Dames, while Lord Mayor of London Yarrow was knighted.
Outgoing Nationwide chief executive Graham Beale was awarded an CBE, as was Funding Circle co-founder Samir Desai and Ann Summers chief executive Jaqueline Gold.
Zopa co-founder Giles Andrews became an OBE, as did the British Retail Consortium's Helen Dickinson, Yo Sushi chief executive Robin Rowland, market commentator David Buik and entrepreneur Simon Devonshire
James Dyson was one of three admitted to the prestigious Order of Merit, of which there are only 24 living recipients.