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Entrepreneur and scientist Dr Peter FitzGerald aims to make Randox Laboratories the biggest medical diagnostics company in the world

5th December, 2009

If Randox Laboratories was a quoted company, Dr Peter FitzGerald reckons he would have been ousted from his job as managing director decades ago.

While shareholders quite naturally look for a return on their investment, FitzGerald has doggedly pursued a strategy of reinvesting all profits at Randox in the company.

At last count, stg£120 million (€133 million) had been ploughed into product research and development at the Co Antrim medical diagnostics manufacturer since 1992.

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