Adam Buck, 40, founded this group in 2004 to serve the financial industry, and it has since expanded to operate across sectors such as energy, science and technology. Nine overseas offices, including five in America, helped international sales to hit £44.4m in 2016. Last November, Harry Youtan, 30, was appointed chief executive, with Buck moving to executive chairman.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank103
CompanyPhaidon International
ActivityRecruitment consultancy
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa40.55%
International sales £000s*44,391
Total sales £000s*49,585
Staff364
Founded2004
Websitewww.phaidoninternational.com

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