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Spectris plc

Heritage House
Church Road
Egham TW20 9QD
United Kingdom
44 17 8447 0470
http://www.spectris.com

SectorTechnology
IndustryScientific & Technical Instruments
Full Time Employees8,569

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. John E. O'HigginsChief Exec. Officer and Exec. DirectorN/AN/A53
Dr. John Llewellyn Mostyn Hughes CBE, Hon DscNon-Exec. Chairman (Leave of Absence)210kN/A65
Mr. Clive Graeme Watson B.Comm (Acc), A.C.A, C.T.AFin. Director and Exec. DirectorN/AN/A59
Mr. Robin StopfordGroup Head of Corp. Devel.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Andrew HarveyGroup HR DirectorN/AN/A53
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.

Description

Spectris plc manufactures and sells measuring instruments and controls worldwide. It operates through four segments: Materials Analysis, Test and Measurement, In-line Instrumentation, and Industrial Controls. The Materials Analysis segment provides products and services, which enable customers to determine structure, composition, quantity, and quality of particles and materials during their research and development processes, when assessing materials before production, or during the manufacturing process. It serves metal, minerals and mining, pharmaceutical, fine chemical, and semiconductor industries; and academic research institutes. The Test and Measurement segment supplies test, measurement, and analysis equipment, as well as software and services for product design optimization, manufacturing control, microseismic monitoring, and environmental noise monitoring. It serves automotive, aerospace, electronics, and energy industries, as well as academic research institutes. The In-line Instrumentation segment offers process analytical measurement, asset monitoring, and on-line controls, as well as associated consumables and services for primary processing and converting industries. It serves process, pulp, paper, tissue, energy, utilities, and Web and converting industries. The Industrial Controls segment provides products and solutions that measure, monitor, control, inform, track, and trace during the production process. It serves manufacturing, process, energy, electronics, and healthcare industries. The company was formerly known as Fairey Aviation Company Ltd. and changed its name to Spectris plc in May 2001. Spectris plc was founded in 1915 and is based in Egham, the United Kingdom.

Corporate Governance

Spectris plc’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2017 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 8.

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.