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Wolseley plc (WOS.L)

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Wolseley plc

Grafenauweg 10
Zug 6301
41 41 723 2230

SectorIndustrial Goods
IndustryGeneral Building Materials
Full Time Employees39,000

Key Executives

Mr. John W. MartinGroup Chief Exec. and Exec. DirectorN/AN/A51
Mr. Frank W. RoachChief Exec. Officer - USA & Exec. Director1.74M1.03M66
Mr. Mike PowellGroup Chief Financial Officer and Exec. DirectorN/AN/A49
Marie WallGroup Director of Corp. Fin.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Tony EnglandGroup Chief Information OfficerN/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.


Wolseley plc distributes plumbing and heating products, and building materials in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the Nordic, and Central Europe. It offers plumbing supplies to the residential, commercial, municipal, and industrial sectors for new construction, as well as for repair, maintenance, and improvement projects; and bathroom, kitchen, and lighting products. The company also distributes pipes, valves, fittings, hydrants, meters, and related water management products, as well as offers related services, such as water line tapping and pipe fusion for governments and municipal contractors, water treatment plant contractors, and waterworks contractors on residential, commercial, and municipal projects across the water, sanitary sewer, and storm water management markets. In addition, it distributes heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment for repair and replacement to specialist contractors; and PVF products to industrial customers across oil and gas, mining, chemical, and power sectors. Further, the company offers supply chain management solutions for maintenance, repair, and operations; and supplies and distributes fasteners and related production components to manufacturers, as well as fabricates and supplies fire protection systems primarily to commercial contractors. It sells its home improvement products directly to consumers, as well as through Websites using the distribution network. The company operates its B2B business primarily under the Ferguson brand; and B2C business under the Build.com brand. It provides products and services for maintenance of multi-family properties, government agencies, hospitality, education, healthcare, and other facilities. The company operates a network of 2,754 branches and 28 distribution centers. Wolseley plc was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland.

Corporate Governance

Wolseley plc’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 1, 2017 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; 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.