Chief executive Richard Pharro, 61, set up APM 20 years ago to develop an accreditation and qualification scheme for professionals. APM Group now offers examinations in 22 languages in more than 150 countries, and its overseas sales reached £10.6m in 2012. Organisations that have taken APM Group-managed certificates include the AA, Disney and Vodafone.
|Company||The APM Group|
|Activity||Certification scheme administrator|
|2-yr av intl sales growth pa||30.37%|
|International sales £000s||10,646|
|Total sales £000s||30,718|
* Supplied by company † Annualised figure