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SSE plc

Inveralmond House
200 Dunkeld Road
Perth PH1 3AQ
United Kingdom
44 17 3845 6000

IndustryDiversified Utilities
Full Time Employees21,157

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Alistair Phillips-DaviesCEO & Exec. DirectorN/AN/A1967
Mr. Gregor AlexanderFin. Director & Exec. DirectorN/AN/A1963
Anthony KeelingCOO & Co-Head of RetailN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Sally FairbairnDirector of Investor Relations & Company Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Sam PeacockHead of External RelationsN/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.


SSE plc produces, generates, distributes, and supplies electricity and gas, as well as other energy-related services in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It operates through three segments: Wholesale, Networks, and Retail. The company generates electricity from gas, oil, coal, water, and wind. Its electricity networks transmit and distribute electricity to approximately 3.7 million businesses, offices, and homes through approximately 130,000 kilometers of overhead lines and underground cables; and gas networks distribute gas to approximately 5.7 million homes, offices, and businesses through 75,000 kilometers of gas mains. The company also supplies electricity and gas to approximately 9 million households and businesses under the SSE, Scottish Hydro, Southern Electric, SWALEC, Atlantic, and Airtricity brands. In addition, it maintains and replaces street and highway lighting; designs, builds, owns, and operates networks for electricity, gas, water, and heat; and provides network capacity, bandwidth, and data center services. Further, the company offers energy-related products and services, including home services, such as gas boiler covers, central heating and wiring maintenance and installation, telephone line rental, and calls and broadband services; and supplying, installing, maintaining, and reading meters in the household, commercial, industrial, and generation sectors. The company was formerly known as Scottish and Southern Energy plc and changed its name to SSE plc in September 2011. SSE plc was incorporated in 1989 and is based in Perth, the United Kingdom.

Corporate Governance

SSE plc’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of March 1, 2018 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; 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.