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WH Smith PLC

Greenbridge Road
Swindon SN3 3RX
United Kingdom
44 1793 616161

IndustrySpecialty Retail, Other
Full Time Employees14,000

Key Executives

Mr. Stephen ClarkeGroup Chief Exec. and Exec. Director1.58M395.88kN/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.


WH Smith PLC operates as a retailer in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through two segments, High Street and Travel. The High Street segment sells stationery products, including greetings cards, general stationery, art and craft, and gifting products; news and impulse products, such as newspapers, magazines, confectionery, and drinks; and books, as well as entertainment products. As of August 31, 2016, it operated 612 stores. This segment also offers its stationery, books, magazines, and gifts through whsmith.co.uk; and its specialist personalized greetings cards and gifts through funkypigeon.com and funkypigeon.ie. The Travel segment offers convenience, books, and news for travelling customers. As of August 31, 2016, it operated 768 units primarily in airports, railway stations, motorway service areas, hospitals, and workplaces. The company was founded in 1792 and is based in Swindon, the United Kingdom.

Corporate Governance

WH Smith PLC’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of N/A is N/A. The pillar scores are Audit: N/A; Board: N/A; Shareholder Rights: N/A; Compensation: N/A.

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.