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    HAS   GB0004161021

HAYS PLC

(HAS)
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Business Summary
Logo Hays plc
Hays plc is a recruitment company. The Company's segments include Australia & New Zealand, Germany, United Kingdom and Ireland and Rest of World. It works on various specialisms including accountancy and finance, information technology, life sciences, construction and property and engineering, supporting the career development of candidates with temporary, contracting and permanent jobs. It works on one-off placements for small-to-medium enterprises and global multinationals, as well as contract-based recruitments for its clients. The Company has its operations in over 250 offices in 33 countries. It serves various sectors including, accountancy and finance, construction and property, engineering and manufacturing, human resources, office professionals, Education and Telecoms sector.

Number of employees : 10 438 people.
Sales per Business
20192020Delta
Technical700.4111.5%627.6110.6% -10.39%
Professional429.297.1%368.596.2% -14.14%
GBP in Million
Sales per region
20192020Delta
Germany299.804.9%259.804.4% -13.34%
United Kingdom242.704%209.813.5% -13.55%
EMEA Excluding Germany216.893.6%200.783.4% -7.43%
Australia188.583.1%161.982.7% -14.11%
Americas80.871.3%74.871.3% -7.42%
Asia69.841.2%64.661.1% -7.42%
Ireland21.100.3%15.790.3% -25.16%
New Zealand9.920.2%8.530.1% -14.06%
GBP in Million
Managers
Name Title Age Since
Alistair Richard Cox Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director 59 2012
Paul Venables Group Finance Director & Executive Director 58 2012
Steve Weston Chief Technology Officer - -
Torsten G. Kreindl, Dr. Independent Non-Executive Director 56 2013
John Peter Williams Senior Independent Director 67 2019
Mary-Teresa Rainey Independent Non-Executive Director 64 2015
Susan Elizabeth Murray Independent Non-Executive Director 63 2017
Cheryl Millington Independent Non-Executive Director 54 2019
David Phillips Head-Investor Relations - -
Doug Evans Secretary & General Counsel 57 2013
Members of the board
Name Title Age Since
Andrew Martin Non-Executive Chairman 60 2018
Paul Venables Group Finance Director & Executive Director 58 2012
Alistair Richard Cox Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director 59 2012
Torsten G. Kreindl, Dr. Independent Non-Executive Director 56 2013
John Peter Williams Senior Independent Director 67 2019
Mary-Teresa Rainey Independent Non-Executive Director 64 2015
Susan Elizabeth Murray Independent Non-Executive Director 63 2017
Cheryl Millington Independent Non-Executive Director 54 2019
Equities
Vote QuantityFree-FloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Stock A 1 1,682,198,226 1,666,306,429 99.1% 5,765,688 0.3% 99.1%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd. 167,610,715 10.00%
Cedar Rock Capital Ltd. 111,275,627 6.64%
Silchester International Investors LLP 100,775,175 6.01%
Marathon Asset Management LLP 84,868,242 5.06%
Baillie Gifford & Co. 84,848,428 5.06%
Majedie Asset Management Ltd. 82,179,721 4.90%
M&G Investment Management Ltd. 51,189,705 3.05%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 48,109,000 2.87%
Heronbridge Investment Management LLP 45,603,928 2.72%
Evenlode Investment Management Ltd. 44,918,602 2.68%
Company contact information
Hays plc
20 Triton Street
4th Floor
London, London & South East NW1 3BF

Phone : +44.20.39782520
Fax : +44.20.39052482
Web : http://www.haysplc.com
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