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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)


Executives

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.
Louisa Burdett, Finance Director
Louisa Burdett was appointed as Group Finance Director in February 2014. Louisa formerly held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Optos plc. Prior to this, Louisa was Chief Financial Officer at the Financial Times Group from 2008 to 2012. Louisa has also held roles at Chep Europe, a division of Brambles Ltd, the Australian listed pallet distribution company, GE Healthcare and GlaxoSmithKline plc. Louisa has also worked as an M&A Consultant at Charterhouse Bank and spent four years at KPMG in London. Louisa 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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