GNS.L - Genus plc

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Genus plc

Matrix House
Basing View
Basingstoke RG21 4DZ
United Kingdom
44 1256 347100

Full Time Employees2,535

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Karim BitarCEO & Exec. Director1.22MN/A1965
Mr. Stephen WilsonGroup Fin. Director & Exec. Director788kN/A1960
Dr. Jonathan Lightner Ph.D.Chief of R&D and Scientific OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Dan HartleyGroup Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Ms. Angelle R. Rosata SPHRGroup 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.


Genus plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the application of quantitative genetics and biotechnology for animal breeding in the porcine and bovine sectors. It operates through three segments: Genus PIC, Genus ABS, and Research and Development. The company sells sows, boars, and semen under the PIC name to breed pigs with various characteristics for pork production. It also sells bull semen and embryos that are delivered through artificial insemination to breed diary and beef cattle with various characteristics for milk and beef production under the ABS name, as well as provides various in vitro fertilization services under the IVB name. The company serves pork, beef, and dairy farmers in North America, Latin America, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Genus plc was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Basingstoke, the United Kingdom.

Corporate Governance

Genus plc’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of March 1, 2018 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 1.

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.