CHI is a London media and advertising agency that manages campaigns for a wide variety of clients including Argos, Talk Talk and British Gas. It was co-founded 12 years ago by chief executive Johnny Hornby, 46. The group’s New York office was set up in 2009 and it is now looking to expand the business further, with a particular emphasis on Asia.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank200
CompanyCHI & Partners
ActivityAdvertising agency
LocationCentral London
Sales £m158.2
Operating profit £m4.1
Main shareholdersWPP (49%), Johnny Hornby (20%), Charles Inge (9%), Simon Clemmow (9%), other management (13%)
Staff211
Founded2001
Websitewww.chiandpartners.com

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