Victrex Plc

Victrex Plc

Sector: Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Not Elsewhere Classified Region: United Kingdom

: | London Stock Exchange: VCT

Victrex Plc manufactures and sells polymers. The company operates its activities through two divisions: Victrex Polymer Solutions and Invibio Biomaterial Solutions. The Victrex Polymer Solutions develops division and manufactures high performance polyaryletherketones such as VICTREX® PEEK? polymer, VICOTE® coatings, and APTIV? films and the Invibio Biomaterial Solutions division provides access to specialized biocompatible PEEK-based materials and services for medical device manufacturers. It was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Thornton-Cleveleys, UK.

Investor Calendar

May 20, 2014 5:00 am | Interim results 2014

Apr 8, 2014 5:00 am | Half year trading update

Feb 21, 2014 5:00 am | Payment date (final dividend)

Feb 7, 2014 5:00 am | Record date (final dividend)

Feb 5, 2014 5:00 am | Ex-dividend date (final dividend)

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Anita Frew, Non-executive Chairman
Anita Frew was appointed to the Board in 2000 and became Chairman in 2008. She has over 15 years experience as a plc director and has been a non-executive director of industrial and financial companies for over 12 years. She was formerly was a non-executive director of Northumbrian Water, Executive Director at Abbott Mead Vickers PLC, Director of Corporate Development at WPP Group plc, and held various investment and marketing roles at Scottish Provident and Royal Bank of Scotland in her early career.

In addition to Victrex, Anita currently serves on the board of 3 FTSE 100 companies. She is Senior Independent Director of Aberdeen Asset Management plc and a non-executive director of IMI plc and Lloyds Banking Group plc.
David Hummel , Chief Executive
David Hummel assumed responsibility for VICTREX PEEK worldwide in 1992 and has more than 25 years of experience of the global high performance polymer industry. Formerly with Diamond Shamrock, GE Plastics and ICI, David was appointed to the Board in 1993 following his leading of the successful MBO of Victrex from ICI. He has served as CEO of Victrex since that time, overseeing strategic decision making and day to day management and leadership of the business.
Steve Barrow, Finance Director
Steve Barrow was appointed as Group Finance Director in October 2011, from his previous position as Finance Director for the VPS business unit. Steve joined Victrex from KPMG in 1995 to lead and develop the finance function for the Group. Steve has been a key member of the Group Senior Management team for many years, developing an in-depth knowledge of the business and playing an active role in strategy and organisational development. Steve is Chairman of the Currency Committee.
Tim Cooper, Executive Director
Tim Cooper was appointed to the Board in October 2012, and continues in the position of Managing Director of Victrex Polymer Solutions, a position Tim has held since joining Victrex in January 2010. Tim has over 30 years of international business management and commercial experience, having held senior leadership positions in a number of industries. Prior to joining the Victrex business, Tim was with Umeco Plc, initially as Managing Director of Aerovac Systems Ltd, but later becoming Group Managing Director of Umeco Composites Process Materials. He has been Managing Director of Tellermate Plc and of Avery Berkel Ltd, having developed his international career with GEC, BP and Land Rover.

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