July 23, 2017 5:29 PM ET

Electrical Equipment

Company Overview of Mersen S.A.

Company Overview

Mersen S.A. manufactures and sells electrical specialties and advanced materials worldwide. Its Advanced Materials segment offers carbon materials, anti-corrosion equipment, and power transmission technologies. The company’s Electrical Power segment provides power management solutions, and electrical protection and control products. Its products include anticorrosion and process equipment, such as columns, anticorrosion materials, pressure vessels, Graphilor bursting discs, heat exchangers, engineered systems, and piping and accessories; and electrical solutions for motors and generators comprising carbon brushes, brush-holders, brush-rockers, slip-ring assemblies, signal transmission system...


2 avenue Gambetta

La Défense Cedex

Paris,  10077


Founded in 1892

6,110 Employees


33 1 46 91 54 00

Key Executives for Mersen S.A.

Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 56
Total Annual Compensation: €819.4K
CFO, Group VP - Finance & Administration and Member of Management Board
Age: 46
Total Annual Compensation: €317.3K
Group Vice President of Technology, Research, Innovation and Business Support
Age: 57
Total Annual Compensation: €263.1K
Group Vice President of Asia Region
Age: 59
Total Annual Compensation: €302.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Mersen S.A. Key Developments

Mersen S.A. Revises Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2017

Mersen S.A. provided earnings guidance for the full year of 2017. For the full year of 2017, the company has raised its guidance in terms of sales and operating margin before non-recurring items for 2017. As a result, the group has revised its guidance for organic growth in sales to between 3% and 5% against of 0% to 2% and is expecting growth in its operating margin before non-recurring items of between 80 and 130 basis points compared with 50 to 100 basis points.

Mersen S.A. Approves Dividend of €0.50 for A Shares for the Period Ended December 31, 2016

Mersen S.A. approved dividend of €0.50 for A shares for the period ended December 31, 2016 in the combined general meeting held on May 18, 2017, B shares and C shares being not eligible for the payment of a dividend. The dividend will be detached from the share on July 4, 2017 and made available for payment on July 6, 2017.

Mersen Reports Consolidated Sales Results for the First Quarter of 2017; Provides Sales Guidance for the Year 2017

Mersen reported consolidated sales results for the first quarter of 2017. Consolidated sales amounted to 203 million in the first quarter of 2017, representing a year-on-year increase of 7% as reported, including the favorable currency effect, and of 4.9% on a like-for-like basis. The Group is therefore confirming the full-year guidance announced at the same time as its 2016 results on March 8, i.e., year-on-year organic sales growth of between 0% and 2% in 2017, with a 50 to 100 basis point improvement in operating margin before non-recurring items.

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