SDL.L - SDL plc

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SDL plc

Globe House
Clivemont Road
Maidenhead SL6 7DY
United Kingdom
44 1628 410100

IndustryTechnical & System Software
Full Time Employees3,310

Key Executives

Mr. Adolfo HernandezChief Exec. Officer and Director882.4kN/AN/A
Mr. Dominic LavelleCFO & Exec. Director710.1kN/A54
Ms. Xenia WaltersInterim Chief Financial OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Peter-Paul HoutmanActing Head of Product Management and Exec. VP of Technology & Product ManagementN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Vicky RyceVP of Global Communications and Employee EngagementN/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.


SDL plc provides translation and content management services. It operates through Language Services, Language Technologies, and Global Content Technologies segments. The company offers translation services; enterprise, desktop, and statistical machine translation technologies; and content and knowledge management technologies. Its products include SDL Web, a Web experience management solution; SDL Knowledge Center to create, manage, and deliver structured content; SDL Contenta Publishing Suite, a technical content creation, management, and delivery solution; and SDL Xopus, a browser-based interface to create and edit structured content. The company also offers SDL Language Cloud, a cloud translation platform; SDL Translation Management System, a translation management application; SDL WorldServer to centralize and automate the translation of content; SDL BeGlobal, a cloud-based machine translation tool; and SDL LW Enterprise Translation Server, an automated translation tool. In addition, it provides SDL Studio GroupShare to centralize, share, and collaborate on translation projects; SDL MultiTerm to store, manage, and share terminology; SDL Trados Studio to edit, review, and manage translation projects and corporate terminology; and SDL Passolo to translate, share, and collaborate on software localization projects. Further, the company offers SDL eCommerce Optimization to optimize eCommerce experience; SDL Campaigns to manage campaigns; SDL Customer Profile Analytics; SDL Social Intelligence for social media analytics; SDL Enterprise Translation Server, a machine translation solution; SDL Campaigns (Alterian) to manage enterprise campaigns; and SDL Social Intelligence for social media analytics. It serves financial services, high tech, manufacturing, automotive, retail and CPG, travel and leisure, life sciences, aerospace and defense, and government sectors worldwide. SDL plc was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Maidenhead, the United Kingdom.

Corporate Governance

SDL plc’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of November 1, 2017 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 9; Board: 5; 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.