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In the past five years, Chiltern has conducted nearly 2,000 clinical trials for clients across the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device and diagnostics sectors, with a focus on testing new cancer therapies. Chief executive Jim Esinhart, 53, oversees staff in 47 countries and saw sales at the Slough firm rise 36% to £217.8m in 2015, helped by the acquisition of American clinical research company Theorem for an undisclosed sum in September last year.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank98
CompanyChiltern International Group
ActivityContract research provider
LocationSlough
Sales £m217.8
Operating profit £m25.0
Main shareholdersGalaxy Limited Partnership (representing a consolidated investment group of individuals) (90%), management (10%)
Staff2,310
Founded2006
Websitewww.chiltern.com

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