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Spirent Communications plc (SPT.L)

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Spirent Communications plc

Origin One
108 High Street
Crawley RH10 1BD
United Kingdom
44 12 9376 7676

Full-time employees1,568

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Eric UpdykeCEO & Director1.43MN/AN/A
Ms. Paula Bell CGMA, FCMAChief Financial & Operations Officer and Exec. Director931.3kN/A1967
Mr. David LarsonCTO and GM of Cloud & IPN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Angus IvesonCompany Sec. & Gen. CounselN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Nigel WrightExec. VP of Marketing, Strategy & Corp. Devel.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Manuel ZepedaExec. VP of Global Sales & ServicesN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Ann MenardGlobal Head of HRN/AN/AN/A
Mr. R. Hal ChenhallManaging Director of PG Drives TechnologyN/AN/A1953
Mr. Rob VanBruntExec. VP of Spirent's Office of Bus. ExcellenceN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Jim KlaassenSr. VP of Global OperationsN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2021, 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.


Spirent Communications plc provides automated test and assurance solutions for networks, cybersecurity, and positioning in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company operates in Lifecycle Service Assurance and Networks & Security segments. The Lifecycle Service Assurance segment provides testing solutions for 5G mobile core networks, and cellular and Wi-Fi devices in the lab, as well as diagnoses, troubleshoots, and resolves issues with production networks and services. The Networks & Security segment develops test methodologies, tools, and services for virtualised networks, cloud, and proactive security validation; and offers Ethernet/IP performance testing solutions, as well as provides navigation satellite system test and simulation solutions while addressing opportunities in the broader positioning, navigation, and timing market. The company was formerly known as Spirent plc and changed its name to Spirent Communications plc in May 2006. Spirent Communications plc was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Crawley, the United Kingdom.

Corporate governance

Spirent Communications plc’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 May 2022 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 3; 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.