Chairman Matthew Freud, 54, sold a majority stake in this public relations firm to Publicis Groupe in 2005, valuing it at £56m, but bought it back in 2011 for an undisclosed sum. Its clients include Dubai’s Department of Tourism, and it has worked with Olympic gold medallist Sir Mo Farah to promote the city as a tourist destination. In 2016, it bought American PR firm Brew Media Relations, helping international sales hit £20m. Arlo Brady, 40, became chief executive last year.
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