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Xaar plc (XAR.L)

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Xaar plc

316 Cambridge Science Park
Milton Road
Cambridge CB4 0XR
United Kingdom
44 1223 423 663

IndustryDiversified Electronics
Full-time employees639

Key executives

Mr. Douglas J. Edwards Ph.D.Chief Exec. Officer and Exec. Director427kN/A56
Mr. Ted WiggansChief Operations Officer and Exec. DirectorN/AN/A61
Mr. James BraultChief HR Officer and Temporary Company Sec.48kN/A54
Ms. Lily LiuChief Financial Officer, Company Sec. and DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Mark AlexanderDirector of Bus. Devel.N/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2016, 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.


Xaar plc develops digital inkjet technology in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and the Americas. It operates in two segments, Product Sales, Commissions and Fees; and Royalties. The company designs and manufactures piezoelectric drop-on-demand industrial inkjet print heads, inks and fluids, and systems components. It also develops and sells ink systems, electronics, and fluid optimization services to accelerate inkjet system development and adoption. The company sells its technology in component form to original equipment manufacturers that produce and sell the digital printing solutions to the end market. Its products are used in advanced manufacturing, ceramics, coding and marking, direct-to-shape, graphics, 3D printing, labels, laminates, packaging, product printing, and other applications. Xaar plc was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Corporate governance

Xaar plc’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 July 2017 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 7.

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.