SCOTTISH sales and marketing company 4icg Group has announced major expansion plans with six new global locations set to open in the next 24 months.

It follows the successful opening of the Glasgow firm’s first location outwith the UK, in Malaga, and a record 33 per cent growth in sales last year.

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The company, which employs 180 in Malaga and Glasgow and is seeking to recruit more than 60 new employees in the coming year, is now looking at further sites in Europe along with locations in the US and Canada.

It generated £1.6 billion worth of sales opportunities for more than 600 firms. Brian Williamson, entrepreneur and 4icg chair, said: “Our real focus now is on our international expansion as we push to grow beyond our current base.”