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Oxford Instruments plc (OXIG.L)

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Oxford Instruments plc

Tubney Woods
Abingdon OX13 5QX
United Kingdom
44 18 6539 3200

IndustrySemiconductor Equipment & Materials
Full Time Employees

Key Executives

Dr. Ian BarkshireChief Exec. & Exec. Director226kN/AN/A
Sir Martin Francis Wood Ph.D., OBE, FRS, Hon FREng, DLHonorary PresN/AN/A89
Mr. Gavin HillCFO, Group Fin. Director & Exec. DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Victoria GaultGroup Director of CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Charles John Arthur HolroydGroup Bus. Devel. DirectorN/AN/A61
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.


Oxford Instruments plc, through its subsidiaries, researches, develops, manufactures, and sells tools and systems in the United States, rest of Europe, rest of Asia, the United Kingdom, Japan, China, Germany, and internationally. The company’s Nanotechnology Tools segment provides high performance scientific imaging cameras, spectroscopy solutions, and microscopy systems for research and OEM markets; atomic force probe microscopy for materials and bioscience applications; 3D and 4D image visualization and analysis software; and nanoanalysis solutions for materials characterization and nanofabrication on scanning electron microscopes, focussed ion beams, and transmission electron microscopes. This segment also offers low temperature and high magnetic field systems, and system integration for physical sciences; and process solutions for the etching of nanometre sized features and nanolayer deposition, as well as the controlled growth of nanostructures. Its Industrial Products segment offers analytical X-ray fluorescence, laser induced breakdown spectroscopy, optical emission spectroscopy, and magnetic resonance instruments (MRI) for the quality assurance, production optimization, and research tools of various industries; superconducting wires for use in medical and scientific applications; and X-ray tubes. The company’s Service segment offers refurbished CT and MRI equipment, maintenance services, and parts. Its products are also used in agriculture, food and beverage, chemicals and oils, electronics, energy/environment, failure analysis, forensics, healthcare, industry and transport, information and communication tech, metals, minerals and mining, nanotechnology, compliance testing, and textiles applications. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Abingdon, the United Kingdom.

Corporate Governance

Oxford Instruments plc’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 1, 2017 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; 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.