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Company Overview of Royal Mail plc

Company Overview

Royal Mail plc provides postal services in the United Kingdom and other Europe. The company operates through UK Parcels, International & Letters (UKPIL); and General Logistics Systems (GLS) segments. The UKPIL segment engages in core UK and international parcels and letter delivery businesses under the Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worldwide brands. It provides services for the collection, sorting, and delivery of parcels and letters. This segment also designs and produces stamps and philatelic items, as well as offers media and marketing mail services. The GLS segment operates ground-based parcel delivery networks in Europe comprising the GLS network covering 41 European countries and nation s...

100 Victoria Embankment

London,  EC4Y 0HQ

United Kingdom

Founded in 2013

156,535 Employees

Key Executives for Royal Mail plc

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Age: 62
Total Annual Compensation: 996.0K GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
Age: 53
Total Annual Compensation: 821.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Royal Mail plc Key Developments

Royal Mail plc Announces Revenue Results for the Nine Months Ended December 25, 2016

Royal Mail plc announced revenue results for the nine months ended December 25, 2016. For the period, the company reported group revenue was in line with its expectations, with 9% revenue growth in GLS offsetting a 2% decline in UKPIL revenue. UK parcel revenue was up 3% with volumes up 2%. Total letter revenue was down 5% with addressed letter volumes, excluding elections, declining by 6%. The group revenue was flat compared to a previous year.

Matthew Lester Intends to Step Down as Chief Finance Officer of Royal Mail plc

Matthew Lester announced that the Board of Royal Mail plc of his intention to step down as Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of Royal Mail plc and leave the Board following the company's annual general meeting in July 2017. He will not be standing for re-election at that time.

Vistaprint BV Selects Royal Mail plc to Handle Customer Deliveries Across the UK Using its Tracked 48 Services

Vistaprint BV has selected Royal Mail plc to handle customer deliveries across the UK using its tracked 48 services. The one-year contract awarded following a competitive tender covers the collection and delivery of parcels from Royal Mail's warehouse in Northampton to customers nationwide using its business service. The company will use Royal Mail's detailed tracked reporting suite to enable its team to deliver on its customer service promise. The reporting offered with Royal Mail Tracked products is powered by Royal Mail's ongoing investment in barcoding and tracking technology.

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