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Oxford Instruments plc (OXIG.L)

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Oxford Instruments plc

Tubney Woods
Abingdon OX13 5QX
United Kingdom
44 1865 393200

IndustrySemiconductor Equipment & Materials
Full-time employees1,878

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Dr. Ian BarkshireChief Exec. & Exec. Director1.08MN/A1966
Mr. Gavin HillCFO, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director771kN/A1968
Ms. Victoria GaultGroup Director of CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Sarah HarveyCompany Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Charles John Arthur Holroyd B.Sc., M.B.A.Group Bus. Devel. DirectorN/AN/A1956
Amounts are as of 31 December 2022, 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.


Oxford Instruments plc provides technology products and services in Europe, North America, Asia, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Materials & Characterisation, Research & Discovery, and Service & Healthcare. The company offers atomic force microscopy products; tools for use in research and development across a range of applications, including semiconductors, renewable energy, mining, metallurgy, and forensics; etch and deposition processing equipment and solutions for use in power and RF devices, VCSELs/lasers, 2D materials, augmented reality, biomems, failure analysis, HBLEDs, infrared sensors, MEMS and sensors, and quantum; and low temperature systems comprising wet systems, dry systems, magnets, cryogenics, and accessories. It also provides optical imaging products; and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) instruments, including NMR spectrometers, QC/QA analyzers, and rock core analyzers. In addition, the company offers; scientific cameras, spectroscopy solutions, microscopy systems, and software; and manufactures x-ray tubes, power supplies, and integrated x-ray sources for analytical, medical imaging, food quality and packaging inspection, and industrial NDT markets. Its products are used in various industries, such as advanced manufacturing, agriculture and food, astronomy, automotive and aerospace, bio imaging and life science, chemical and catalysis, energy generation and storage, forensics and environment, geology, petrology, mining, metals, alloys, composites, ceramics, pharma, photonics, quantum technologies, semiconductors, microelectronics, and data storage. Oxford Instruments plc was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Abingdon, the United Kingdom.

Corporate governance

Oxford Instruments plc’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 March 2023 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 6; Board: 3; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 3.

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.