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Devro Plc

Devro Plc

Sector: Cellulosic Manmade Fibers Region: United Kingdom


: | London Stock Exchange: DVO


Devro Plc manufactures collagen and plastic products for the food industry. It sells collagen casings under the three brands Devrotm, Coriatm, and Cutisintm, as well as collagen films under Edicoltm brand name. Ralentm plastic casings and purified collagen raw materials are used for medical and cosmetic purposes. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Glasgow, the United Kingdom.

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Executives

Steve Hannam, Chairman
Steve was appointed Chairman of Devro in May 2009. Until 2000, he was chief Executive of global speciality chemical group BTP plc. Since that time Steve has held a number of Non-Executive Director or Chairman positions with both public and private companies, mainly in the food and chemical sectors. These have included Clariant AG, ABF plc, Aviagen International Inc. and AZ Electronic Materials Ltd. He is currently a NED at Low & Bonar plc. Steve chairs the Nomination Comittee.
Peter Page, Chief Executive
Peter has worked for 25 years in the international food and agribusiness sector, as a general manager, and as a marketing manager where he gained experience of managing the interface between technology and food manufacturers, which is relevant to Devro's situation. He joined Devro as Chief Executive in June 2007. He is Chairman of the Non-Executive Directors' Remuneration Committee.
Simon Webb, CFO
A Chartered Accountant, Simon joined Devro at the start of 2011 and took over as Finance Director in April 2011. He previously worked as Chief Financial Officer of De La Rue plc and has held senior finance positions in global manufacturing companies such as Enodis plc, Paxar Inc and BAT plc.

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