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Companies such as BMW, AT&T and HSBC turn to this international agency to ensure their branding is consistent across the globe — for everything from digital media, signs and graphics to furniture and fittings. Celebrating 30 years in business this year, Principle appointed Victoria Woodings, 33, group chief executive in July. Headquartered in Huddersfield, the agency opened offices in Mexico in 2015, and China and India in 2016, helping profits triple to £15.1m on turnover of £149.5m.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank186
CompanyPrinciple
ActivityBrand implementation agency
LocationHuddersfield
Sales £m149.5
Operating profit £m15.1
Main shareholdersManagement, including Richard Butterfied (100%)
Staff454
Founded1987
Websitewww.principleglobal.com

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