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Johnson Matthey Plc (JMAT.L)

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Johnson Matthey Plc

25 Farringdon Street
5th Floor
London EC4A 4AB
United Kingdom
44 20 7269 8400

Sector(s)Basic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full-time employees13,632

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Robert J. MacLeodCEO & Exec. Director1.46MN/A1964
Mr. Stephen OxleyCFO & DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Ron W. GerrardChief Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) and Operations OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Maurits van TolChief Technology OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Martin Christopher DunwoodieDirector of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Nicholas Ian CooperGen. Counsel & Company Sec.N/AN/A1964
Ms. Sally JonesDirector of Corp. CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Alexandra FrenchSales and Marketing DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Annette M. Kelleher B.A., M.Sc., MSc, BAChief Human Resource OfficerN/AN/A1967
Mr. M. BedfordManaging Director of Precious MetalsN/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 GBp.


Johnson Matthey Plc provides specialty chemicals in the United States, Germany, rest of Europe, the United States, rest of North America, China, rest of Asia, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Clean Air, Efficient Natural Resources, Health, and New Markets. The Clean Air segment provides catalysts for gasoline and diesel light duty vehicles; and catalyst systems for diesel powered trucks, buses, non-road machinery, and stationary equipment. This segment serves car companies, heavy duty truck and engine manufacturers, Chinese producers, and others. The Efficient Natural Resources segment manufactures specialty catalysts and additives, as well as licenses process technology and delivers services to the oil and gas industry; refines, recycles, fabricates, and distributes platinum group metals (pgms); precious metals and enamels; and diagnostic services for the oil and gas industry. This segment serves chemical, oil, and gas companies; engineering contractors; industrial pgm users; end of life autocatalyst collectors; and automotive industry suppliers. The Health segment develops and manufactures active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for various treatments; provides solutions for generic and innovator companies; and operates in the outsourced small molecule API market. The New Markets segment offers battery materials, battery systems, and fuel cell technologies; science and technology to develop the products for devices used in medical procedures; and catalysts to pharmaceutical and agricultural chemicals markets. This segment serves automotive and heavy duty vehicle companies; lithium ion cell manufacturers; fuel cell manufacturers; cordless tool and transport manufacturers; medical device companies; and pharmaceutical, fine chemical, and agrochemical companies. The company was formerly known as Johnson & Cock and changed its name to Johnson Matthey Plc in 1851. Johnson Matthey Plc was founded in 1817 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

Corporate governance

Johnson Matthey Plc’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 30 April 2021 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; 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 10 indicates higher governance risk.