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Victrex plc (VCT.L)

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Victrex plc

Victrex Technology Centre
Hillhouse International
Thornton-Cleveleys FY5 4QD
United Kingdom
44 12 5389 7700

Sector(s)Basic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full-time employees1,109

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Jakob O. Sigurdsson BA, MBACEO & Executive Director798.2kN/A1964
Mr. Ian Clifford Melling F.C.A.CFO & Executive Director438.04kN/A1978
Mr. Jeff VersterreChief Operating OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Andrew HansonDirector of Investor Relations & Corporate CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Jane BrisleyGeneral Counsel & Company SecretaryN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Jilly AthertonGroup Human Resource DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Dr. John Devine Bsc Ph.D.Managing Director for MedicalN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2023, 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.


Victrex plc, through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of polymer solutions worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Sustainable Solutions and Medical. It develops PEEK and PAEK based polymer solutions, and semi-finished and finished parts. The company also provides specialist solutions for medical device manufacturers; sells thermoplastic polymers; sustainable solutions for energy and industrial, VAR, automotive, aerospace, and electronics markets; and engages in trading activities. It serves automotive, aerospace, energy and industrial, electronics, and medical markets. Victrex plc was incorporated in 1993 and is headquartered in Thornton-Cleveleys, the United Kingdom.

Corporate governance

Victrex plc’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 April 2024 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 6; Board: 3; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 6.

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.