FAQs - Smiths Group plc


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What are the key facts about Smiths Group?
Company name: Smiths Group plc
2017 revenue: £3,280m
Number of employees: c. 22,000
Ordinary share listing: London Stock Exchange
Ordinary share ticker: SMIN.L
ADR ratio: 1:1

Where can I view a copy of your latest Annual Report?
Our latest Annual Report is available on our website.

What are Smiths Group's main businesses?
Smiths Group has five divisions - John Crane, Smiths Medical, Smiths Detection, Smiths Interconnect and Flex-Tek. They are focused on the threat & contraband detection, medical devices, energy, communications and engineered components markets worldwide. Our customers range from governments and their agencies, to hospitals, petrochemical companies and equipment manufacturers and service providers in various sectors around the world.

You can learn more about the divisions here and by visiting their websites:

Where does Smiths Group operate?
The group operates in more than 50 countries worldwide, with sites in North America, UK, Africa, Europe, Russia and China. Our headquarters are in London in the United Kingdom.

Who are your customers?
We serve a diverse range of global consumers including governments and their agencies, petrochemical companies, hospitals, telecommunications companies and manufacturers in a variety of sectors around the world.

Who are the members of the Smiths Group board?

Name Capacity
Sir George Buckley Chairman
Andrew Reynolds Smith Chief Executive
Bill Seeger Interim Chief Financial Officer
Bruno Angelici Non Executive Director
Tanya Fratto Non Executive Director
Anne Quinn, CBE Non Executive Director
Sir Kevin Tebbit, KCB, CMG Non Executive Director
Mark Seligman Non Executive Director
Noel Tata Non Executive Director

Find out more about the members of the Smiths Group board.

What is the address for Smiths Group's headquarters?
The address for our headquarters is
Head Office
Smiths Group plc
4th Floor
11-12 St James’s Square

How many employees does Smiths Group have?
Smiths Group employs around 22,000 people in more than 50 countries worldwide.

What is Smiths Group's corporate social responsibility policy?
Smiths Group promotes the importance of ethical practice across the business though our Code of Business Ethics, a 12 point policy which applies to all Smiths businesses and employees worldwide and provides the framework for policies, programmes and procedures for a range of corporate responsibility issues. It is endorsed and fully supported by the Board. You can read more about the Code here.

Where can I find a copy of your press pack?
You can access the press pack here.

How can I download a copy of the Smiths Group logo?
You can download the logo guidelines by clicking here.

How do I arrange an interview with a member of your management?
Contact Jemma Spalton, Director, Investor Relations. Jemma is the company’s authorised spokesman to the investment community. Contact her to discuss strategy, direction, governance & responsibilities, competitive strengths, technologies and business performance.

T. +44 (0) 20 7004 1612
E. investor[DOT]relations[AT]smiths[DOT]com

How do I subscribe to your email news service?
Simply complete your details on the email updates page and you will be added to the email news alert service.

Where can I find photos of the Board?
You will find photos of the Board here.

What types of events does Smiths Group sponsor?
We will consider applications for sponsorship from charities and non profit organisations that demonstrate how a donation will enhance the well-being of people through improved education, health/welfare or environment. Organisations must be working in the health, education and well-being or environment sectors.


What do Smiths Group's net sales amount to?
Smiths Group's 2017 net revenue amounted to £3,280m

Where can I see a copy of your latest results presentation?
The latest set of results can be viewed on the presentations page of our website.

What are your next key dates?
You can view our full financial calendar here.

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Smiths Group divisions:

John Crane, Smiths Medical, Smiths Detection, Smiths Interconnect, Flex-Tek

Smiths Group plc:
Registered office 4th Floor, 11-12 St James’s Square, London, SW1Y 4LB
Incorporated in England No. 137013
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