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Kenyan-born Bharat Shah, 64, founded Sigma Pharmaceuticals in 1975 and transformed it from a single shop in Watford to a multimillion pound business. Sigma supplies wholesalers, pharmacies, hospitals and dispensing doctors with medicines, dressings and over-the-counter products. Exports to Europe, Africa, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Asia have driven international sales to £26.1m in 2013.

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Company details
CompanySigma Pharmaceuticals
ActivityPharmaceutical distributor
2-yr av intl sales growth pa26.79%
International sales £000s26,133
Total sales £000s214,903

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