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Avast plc

Pikrtova 1737/1A
Prague 4 Nusle
Prague 140 00
Czech Republic

Full-time employees1,699

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Ondrej VlcekCEO & Director108.73kN/A1977
Mr. Pavel BaudisCo-Founder & Non-Exec. Director118.93kN/AN/A
Dr. Eduard KuceraCo-Founder & Non-Exec. Director118.93kN/AN/A
Mr. Philip Anthony MarshallAdvisor1.24MN/A1970
Mr. Stuart SimpsonInterim CFO & Exec. DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Michal PechoucekChief Technology OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Peter RussellDirector of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Trudy CookeGroup Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Stephanie KaneVP of PR & Corp. CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Lisa CareyChief Marketing OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2020, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Avast Plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides digital security products under the Avast, HMA, AVG, and CCleaner brands worldwide. It operates through two segments, Consumer and Small to Mid-Sized Business (SMB). The company offers desktop security and mobile device protection products; value-added solutions for performance, privacy, and other tools; dynamic secure search solution, including browser toolbar; and big data and marketing analytics solutions, as well as security and protection solutions for small and medium-sized business. It also provides standalone and managed antivirus products; and managed security platforms, including CloudCare, an online security service for small and medium businesses, as well as Management Console, a cloud-based console that deploys antivirus protection to multiple devices and manage all devices from one place. In addition, the company offers business security services, such as patch management, backup and recovery, email security, content filtering, and secure Web and Internet gateway services. It has a strategic partnership agreement with Enterprise Nation to deliver cybersecurity resources and training services. The company primarily sells software licenses through e-commerce services providers, and retailers and resellers. Avast Plc was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Prague, the Czech Republic.

Corporate governance

Avast plc’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 26 September 2021 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; 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 10 indicates higher governance risk.