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Thales S.A. (HO.PA)

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Thales S.A.

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31 place des Corolles
Paris 92400
33 1 57 77 80 00

SectorIndustrial Goods
IndustryAerospace/Defense - Major Diversified
Full Time Employees59,842

Key Executives

Mr. Patrice CaineChairman and Chief Exec. Officer1.09MN/A47
Mr. Pascal BouchiatChief Fin. Officer and Sr. Exec. Vice-Pres of Fin. & Information SystemsN/AN/A56
Mr. Michel MathieuChief Operating Officer, Chief Performance Officer and Sr. Exec. VPN/AN/A66
Mr. Jean-Claude ClimeauHead of Group Treasury & Corp. Fin. and VPN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Philippe KeryerExec. Vice-Pres of Strategy, Research and TechnologyN/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 EUR.


Thales S.A. provides various solutions for customers in the aerospace, space, defense, security, and ground transportation markets. The company operates through three segments: Aerospace, Transport, and Defence & Security. The Aerospace segment offers aircraft control systems; and electrical generation and conversion, and in-flight entertainment and connectivity systems, as well as offers air traffic management and maintenance services. The company offers on-board electronic systems and navigation aids, including cockpit display systems for optimized flight management and piloting; and space systems and solutions in the fields of telecommunications, radar, and optical observation of the earth, satellite navigation, and exploration of the universe. It also provides flight simulators for various European defense programs; training for pilots, primarily helicopters; microwave subsystems for the space and defense, telecommunications, and civil industrial applications; and imaging subsystems for the medical radiology market. In addition, this segment engages in the design, integration, testing, operation, and commissioning of space systems for use in the government, science, defense, and security sectors. The Transport segment offers rail signaling systems for conventional and high speed mainline, freight, metro, and tram networks; critical information and cybersecurity systems that provide integrated and protected solutions to transport network operators; and ticketing solutions. The Defence & Security segment provides interoperable and secure information, and telecommunications systems, such as radio communication, network and infrastructure systems, protection systems, critical information systems, and cybersecurity products for military forces, security forces, and essential operators. The company was formerly known as Thomson-CSF and changed its name to Thales S.A. in 2000. Thales S.A. was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Corporate Governance

Thales S.A.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 10; 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.