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Synthomer plc (SYNT.L)

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Synthomer plc

45 Pall Mall
London SW1Y 5JG
United Kingdom
44 1279 436 211

Sector(s)Basic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full-time employees4,632

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Michael Willome lic. oec. HSGCEO & Exec. Director789.27kN/A1966
Ms. Lily LiuCFO & DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Philip WrigleyPres of Operations & SHEN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Marshall D. MooreCTO & Pres of AmericasN/AN/A1964
Mr. Anant PrakashChief Counsel & Company Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Tim HughesPres of Corp. Devel.N/AN/AN/A
Ms. Alice L. M. Heezen-DokianosChief HR OfficerN/AN/A1971
Mr. Richard Collier AtkinsonExec. OfficerN/AN/A1963
Mr. Neil WhitleyPres of Performance Elastomers Division, Asia, M&A and HRN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Rob Tupker M.B.A., M.Sc.Pres of Functional Solutions & EuropeN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2021, 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.


Synthomer plc operates as a specialty chemicals company. It operates through four segments: Performance Elastomers, Functional Solutions, Industrial Specialities, and Acrylate Monomers. The company offers pressure sensitive adhesives, acrylic polymers, acrylic dispersions, saturants, release coatings, and other adhesives; water-based carboxylated styrene butadiene rubber, redispersible powder, flooring adhesive, and additives for construction applications; and impregnation binders, styrene butadiene copolymers, dispersions, polymer binders, and butadiene-based binders for textiles applications. It also provides binders for various carpets; synthetic binders for graphic, packaging, and specialty paper coating applications; paper coating additives and plastic pigments; binders, dispersions, water-based and solvent-borne resins, and other products for various coating applications; foamed bedding products and footwear; elastomeric modifiers for thermoplastics and friction components; reinforcement resins for rubber compounds; and latex for tire cord. In addition, the company offers compounds and aqueous curing pastes for carpets and other applications; acrylic monomers for enhancing the performance characteristics of polymer formulations; antioxidant products; latices for medical examination, clean room, food handling, chemotherapy drug handling, chemical laboratory, and medical device and balloon applications; and nitrile latex, which enhance performance of industrial and fabric-supported gloves. Further, it provides liquid polybutadienes, polyvinyl alcohol suspending agents, polyvinyl acetates, thermosetting resins, butyl ethyl propanediol, and inorganic materials for various industrial applications; and coalescing agents for enhancing the properties of coatings. The company was formerly known as Yule Catto & Co. plc and changed its name to Synthomer plc in 2012. Synthomer plc was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Corporate governance

Synthomer plc’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 January 2023 is 7. 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.