Senior plc


Senior plc

Infobox Company
company_name =Senior plc
company_
company_type = Public (LSE|SNR)
foundation = 1933
location = Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
key_people = Martin Clark (Chairman of the board), Mark Rollins (CEO)
industry = Manufacturing
products = Components and systems for vehicle and aerospace manufacturers and energy producers
revenue = £470.7 million (2007)cite web |url=http://www.seniorplc.com/documents/Annual_Report_2007/annual_report_2007.pdf |title=Annual Report 2007 |publisher=Senior |accessdate=2008-07-05]
net_income = profit £27.9 million (2007)
operating_income = profit £41.5 million (2007)
num_employees = 5,700 (2007)
parent =
subsid =
homepage = [http://www.seniorplc.com/ www.seniorplc.com]
intl = yes

Senior plc (LSE|SNR) is the holding company for a global group of firms in the manufacturing and engineering industries, headquartered in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Senior's constituent companies are grouped in two divisions: Aerospace, which manufactures components and systems for clients in the aerospace industry; and Flexonics, which primarily supplies the automotive and energy industries. Listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1947, the firm is a member of the FTSE 250 Index.

History

Senior was originally established in 1933 by a group of former employees of Green's Economisers Ltd. as a rival concern.cite web|url=http://www.seniorplc.com/about/page.cfm/5|title=History of the Senior plc Group|publisher=Senior plc|accessdate=2008-07-12] The company was listed on the London Stock Exchange as Senior Economisers Limited in 1947.

Operations

Financial information

:fnb|1 - Accounts to 2003 prepared according to United Kingdom Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Accounts from 2004 onwards prepared according to International Financial Reporting Standards.

hareholder structure

At 15 February 2008 nine institutions held a share of greater than 3% in Senior. Of these, the largest stakeholders were Legal & General Asset Management (7.72%), Aberforth Partners (6.73%) and Henderson Global Investors (6.33%). [cite web|url=http://www.seniorplc.com/investors/sh_page.cfm/25|title=Major Shareholders|date=15 February 2008|publisher=Senior|accessdate=2008-07-05] All of the company's shares are considered free float.

References

External links

* [http://www.seniorplc.com Official website]


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