Martin Glenn, the 53-year-old chief executive of United Biscuits, wants to turn the company into the Cadbury of the biscuit world. It now sells brands such as Carr’s and McVitie’s in more than 100 countries.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank47
CompanyUnited Biscuits
ActivityBranded snack manufacturer
LocationWest London
Sales £m*1,096
Profit £m*164
Year endDec 13
Principal shareholdersPAI Partners (45%), Blackstone (45%), management (10%)
Staff6,597
Founded1948
Websitewww.unitedbiscuits.co.uk

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