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DS Smith Plc (SMDS.L)

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DS Smith Plc

350 Euston Road
7th Floor
London NW1 3AX
United Kingdom
44 20 7756 1800

SectorConsumer Goods
IndustryPackaging & Containers
Full Time Employees26,000

Key Executives

Mr. Miles W. RobertsGroup Chief Exec. Officer and Exec. DirectorN/AN/A53
Mr. Adrian R. T. MarshGroup Fin. Director and Exec. Director1.06MN/A50
Mr. Iain SimmGroup Gen. Counsel and Company Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Hugo FisherGroup Communications DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Nigel HayterGroup HR DirectorN/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.


DS Smith Plc designs and manufactures corrugated packaging and plastic packaging for consumer goods worldwide. The company offers transit and transport, consumer, retail and shelf ready, online and e-retail, industrial, hazardous, multi-material, inserts and cushioning, and electrostatic discharge packaging products, as well as wrap arounds, trays, and bag-in-boxes; displays and promotional packaging products; corrugated pallets; Sheetfeeding products; packaging machine systems; and Sizzlepak, a stuffing material made of paper, folded in a zigzag shape, and cut into narrow strips, as well as provides packaging consultancy services. It provides its packaging products and services to food and drinks, and consumer goods, as well as for industrial, e-business and distribution, and converter markets. The company also offers various recycling and waste management services, such as paper, cardboard, mixed dry, plastic, organic and food product, construction and demolition waste, and general waste recycling services, as well as shredding services; zero waste solutions; and added value services to medium, large corporates, and small businesses in retail, manufacturing, print and publishing, and paper mill sectors, as well as zero waste solutions and trades in materials. In addition, it manufactures recycled corrugated case materials and specialty papers, and offers related technical and supply chain services; and manufactures and sells flexible packaging and dispensing solutions, rigid packaging solutions, and foam products for use in beverage, pharma, auto, fresh produce, construction, and retail industries. The company was formerly known as David S. Smith (Holdings) PLC and changed its name to DS Smith Plc in 2001. DS Smith Plc was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Corporate Governance

DS Smith Plc’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2017 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 9.

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.