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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

IndustryElectronic Components
Full-time employees388

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Dr. Robert John MillsCEO & Exec. Director511kN/AN/A
Mr. Ian TichiasCFO, Company Sec. & Exec. Director368kN/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.


Xaar plc develops digital inkjet technology in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and the Americas. It operates in three segments: Printhead, Product Print Systems, and 3D Printing. The company designs and manufactures piezoelectric drop-on-demand industrial inkjet print heads, product decoration systems, industrial 3D printing systems, inks and fluids, and system 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. It serves the 3D printing, ceramic tile decoration coding and marking, decorative laminates, direct-to-shape, functional fluid deposition, glass printing, graphics, primary labels, packaging, and product printing markets. Xaar plc was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Cambridge, the United Kingdom.

Corporate governance

Xaar plc’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 26 September 2021 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 9; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 4.

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.