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This Essex-based firm provided logistics and security support for the construction of the NHS Nightingale hospital in London during lockdown, as well as supporting aviation clients. Chief executive Mark Dobson, 49, leads the company he co-founded in 1991, which also offers aviation and risk advisory services. It previously supported the conversion of London’s Bankside power station into the Tate Modern, and worked on the 2012 London Olympics.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank138
CompanyWilson James
ActivitySecurity and facilities manager
LocationEssex
Sales £m170.5
Operating profit £m3.5
Main shareholdersMark Dobson (40%), Gary Sullivan (40%), other management (20%)
Staff4,577
Founded1991
Websitewww.wilsonjames.co.uk

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