Office openings in Poland, Norway, Iraq and Trinidad and Tobago have increased this specialist recruiter’s global presence. The booming oil and gas sectors lifted international sales to £268.7m in 2012. Chief executive Johnathan Johnson, 40, is the son of founder John Johnson. Equistone backed a £140m buyout last year.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank83
CompanyFircroft
ActivityTechnical Recruitment Specialist
LocationWarrington
2-yr av intl sales growth pa57.92%
International sales £000s268,682
Total sales £000s725,402
Staff404
Founded1970
Websitewww.fircroft.com

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