SMDS.L - DS Smith Plc

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DS Smith Plc

Regent's Place
7th Floor 350 Euston Road
London NW1 3AX
United Kingdom
44 20 7756 1800

SectorConsumer Cyclical
IndustryPackaging & Containers
Full Time Employees26,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Miles W. RobertsGroup Chief Exec. & Exec. Director1.61MN/A1964
Mr. Adrian R. T. MarshGroup Fin. Director & Exec. Director867kN/A1967
Rachel StevensInvestor Relations DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Iain SimmGroup Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Hugo FisherGroup Communications DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2017 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.


DS Smith Plc designs and manufactures corrugated packaging and plastic packaging for consumer goods worldwide. The company offers transit and transport, consumer, retail and shelf ready, online and e-retail, industrial, hazardous, multi-material, inserts and cushioning, and electrostatic discharge packaging products, as well as wrap arounds, trays, and bag-in-boxes; displays and promotional packaging products; corrugated pallets; Sheetfeeding products; packaging machine systems; and Sizzlepak, a stuffing material made of paper, folded in a zigzag shape, and cut into narrow strips, as well as provides packaging consultancy services. It serves the food and drinks, consumer goods, industrial, e-commerce, e-retail, and converters markets. The company also offers various recycling and waste management services, such as paper, cardboard, mixed dry, plastic, organic and food product, and general waste recycling services, as well as shredding services; zero waste solutions; and added value services to medium and large corporates, and small businesses in retail, manufacturing, print and publishing, and paper mill sectors, as well as trades in materials. In addition, it manufactures recycled corrugated case materials and specialty papers, and offers related technical and supply chain services; and manufactures and sells flexible packaging and dispensing solutions, rigid packaging solutions, and foam and injection molded products for use in beverage, automotive, pharmaceutical, graphics and POS displays, and construction industries. The company was formerly known as David S. Smith (Holdings) PLC and changed its name to DS Smith Plc in 2001. DS Smith Plc was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Corporate Governance

DS Smith Plc’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 1, 2018 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 2.

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.