One of six finalists in the ‘company of the year’ category
LONDON, UK, 16 March 2021 – Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, has been shortlisted in the ‘company of the year’ category of the plc awards 2020, which recognise the successes and achievements of all companies listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange.
Electrocomponents is one of six shortlisted public companies in the ‘company of the year’ category alongside Clipper Logistics plc, Genus plc, Intermediate Capital Group plc, Kainos Group plc and Treatt plc. The winner will be announced on 22 September 2021 at an awards ceremony at Hotel Intercontinental, Park Lane, London.
The company of the year will be selected based on a set of criteria comprising long-term vision and strategy; share price; sustainable profitability; professional management, conservatively run growth; leadership in environmental, social and governance (ESG) guidelines; stakeholder and supply chain accountability; and the provision of a diverse and inclusive workplace. The winner will also show evidence that it is financed in a way that supports the longevity, sustainability and resilience of the business, including effective succession planning.
Lindsley Ruth, CEO Electrocomponents, commented: “As a global organisation we are very much aligned with the criteria set out in the plc awards. We are committed to improving our ESG credentials, by sourcing products in an ethical way, building sustainable supply chain solutions with our customers and suppliers, and by inspiring both our own people and our broader communities. We do this through robust business practices, which drive accountability, transparency and compliance. This nomination is a significant recognition of our achievements so far as we build a strong business for the future.”
At the plc awards 2016, Electrocomponents was the winner of the ‘turnaround of the year’ category and shortlisted for ‘company of the year’. In 2018, the company was shortlisted in two categories: ‘CEO of the year’ and ‘transformation of the year’.
Full details of all the shortlisted companies in all award categories for the plc awards 2020 are available to view on the awards website at www.plc-awards.co.uk.
Electrocomponents plc is global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers who are involved in designing, building or maintaining industrial equipment and facilities. We aim to offer our customers unrivalled choice of product technologies, solve problems with innovative solutions and deliver a world-class customer experience, making it easy to do business with us.
We stock more than 500,000 industrial and electronic products, sourced from over 2,500 leading suppliers. We solve problems and provide a wide range of value-added solutions to over one million customers. With operations in 32 countries, we trade through multiple channels and ship over 50,000 parcels a day.
Electrocomponents plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2020 reported revenue of £1.95 billion. Electrocomponents plc has nine operating brands: RS Components, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Synovos, Needlers and Liscombe.