The Grass Roots Group

This business services group helps blue-chip clients such as BMW and Santander to communicate goals, measure and reward performance and inspire loyalty among employees and customers. Founder David Evans, 65, stepped down as chairman and chief executive this year, and in August Richard Bandell, 48, was appointed chief executive. WPP owns 45% of the group.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank88
CompanyThe Grass Roots Group
ActivityBusiness services provider
LocationHertfordshire
Sales £m279.7
Operating profit £m4.6
Main shareholdersWPP (45%), David Evans (27%), other management (28%)
Staff1,090
Founded1980
Websitewww.grg.com

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