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Johnson Matthey Plc (JMAT.L)

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Johnson Matthey Plc

25 Farringdon Street
5th Floor
London EC4A 4AB
United Kingdom
44 20 7269 8400

SectorBasic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees11,698

Key Executives

Mr. Robert J. MacLeodChief Exec. and Exec. Director1.17MN/A53
Mr. John F. WalkerExec. Director of Emission Control Technologies and Exec. Director766kN/AN/A
Ms. Anna Olive Magdelene ManzGroup Fin. DirectorN/AN/A44
Mr. Alan E. NelsonChief Technology Officer and Division Director of New Bus.esN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Simon FarrantGroup Legal Director and Company Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in GBp.


Johnson Matthey Plc operates as a specialty chemicals company worldwide. It operates in five divisions: Emission Control Technologies, Process Technologies, Precious Metal Products, Fine Chemicals, and New Businesses. The Emission Control Technologies division manufactures catalysts, which control harmful emissions from cars and other light duty vehicles powered by various types of fuel, as well as from diesel powered trucks, buses, and non-road machinery. The Process Technologies division supplies catalysts, absorbents, and licensed technologies, as well as delivers services to the petrochemical, syngas, oil refining, and gas processing industries. The Precious Metal Products division manages, distributes, refines, and recycles precious metals and fabricates products using precious metals or related materials, platinum group metal catalysts, and platinum group metal chemicals. The Fine Chemicals division supplies active pharmaceutical ingredients for various treatments, including pain management and attention deficit hyperactivity disorders; and specialty chemical, chiral, and biocatalytic technologies and products. The New Businesses division is involved in the research, development, and manufacture of battery materials; design and supply of battery systems; and development and manufacture of catalysts and components for emerging fuel cell markets. It also operates an electron Physical Science Imaging Centre for the study of nanoscale materials in Oxfordshire, the United Kingdom. The company was formerly known as Johnson & Cock and changed its name to Johnson Matthey Plc in 1851. Johnson Matthey Plc was founded in 1817 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

Corporate Governance

Johnson Matthey Plc’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2017 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.