This Southampton group manages campaign launches for brands including Gap, Patron tequila and 20th Century Fox, as well as for Activision, the US publisher behind video game Call of Duty. It also helps improve staff culture and engagement for companies such as Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment. It has an office in Los Angeles and its base in Sydney is run by Matt Lawton, 43, son of founder Mike, 70. Matt’s brother Nick, 41, is group chairman. Exports grew to £4.5m in 2015.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank27
CompanyLawton Communications
ActivityDigital marketing agency
LocationSouthampton
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa86.71%
International sales £000s4,486
Total sales £000s8,385
Staff92
Founded1979
Websitewww.lawtoncommsgroup.com

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