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Spirent Communications plc

Northwood Park
Gatwick Road
Crawley RH10 9XN
United Kingdom
44 12 9376 7676

IndustryWireless Communications
Full Time Employees1,564

Key Executives

Mr. Eric G. HutchinsonChief Exec. Officer and Exec. DirectorN/AN/A62
Ms. Paula Bell FCMA, CGMAChief Financial Officer and Exec. Director423kN/A50
Mr. Angus IvesonCompany Sec. and Gen. CounselN/AN/AN/A
Mr. R. Hal ChenhallManaging Director of PG Drives TechnologyN/AN/A64
Mr. Nigel WrightExec. VP of International Sales & MarketingN/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.


Spirent Communications plc provides test methodologies and solutions for communication technologies worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Networks & Applications, Wireless & Positioning, and Service Assurance. The Networks & Applications segment develops solutions for functional, performance, and security testing of next-generation networks and applications that simulate real-world conditions in the lab, before a commercial launch, and in the live network. This segment’s solutions portfolio addresses data centers, cloud computing, network virtualization, applications and security, high speed Ethernet networks and services, and test automation and management. The Wireless & Positioning segment provides solutions to test the functionality and performance of 4G LTE and 3G mobile devices and services, satellite positioning, navigation, and timing. This segment focuses on wireless devices, wireless services, and satellite navigation and global positioning. The Service Assurance segment develops distributed systems to turn-up new services, and diagnoses and troubleshoots network and customer issues, as well as systems for mobile device management, device analytics, and intelligence solutions for mobile operators. This segment focuses on Ethernet business services, network and customer experience management analytics, and field service test tools. The company was formerly known as Spirent plc and changed its name to Spirent Communications plc in May 2006. Spirent Communications plc was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Crawley, the United Kingdom.

Corporate Governance

Spirent Communications plc’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 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.