“Market Cap $4.66 B As of May 2014
At a Glance
- Industry: Conglomerates
- Founded: 1976
- Country: Ireland
- CEO: Tommy Breen
- Website: www.dcc.ie
- Employees: 9,153
- Sales: $16.68 B
- Headquarters: Blackrock
#1779 Global 2000
- #574 in Sales
DCC Plc is engaged in sales, marketing, distribution and business support services. The company operates through five segments: DCC Energy, DCC SerCom, DCC Healthcare, DCC Food & Beverage and DCC Environmental. The DCC Energy segment supplies, transport fuels, heating oils and fuel oils to commercial, retail, domestic, agricultural, industrial, aviation and marine customers in Britain, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark and Austria. The DCC SerCom segment involves in sales, marketing and distribution of IT, communications and home entertainment products and supply chain management services. The DCC Healthcare segment provides marketing and distribution of pharmaceuticals and medical devices. The DCC Food & Beverage segment provides sales, marketing and distribution of food and beverage products. The DCC Environmental division provides broad range of recycling, waste management and resource recovery services. The company was founded by Jim Flavin in 1976 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.“
1976 – 90
Founded by Jim Flavin as a venture and development capital company, with clear focus on return on capital employed and operating profit. Generated a compound annual return on investment of 23% over this period.
1990 – 94
Transition to diversified group focused on 5 sectors
– Energy, IT, Healthcare, Environmental and Food.
Listed on the Dublin and London Stock Exchange.
Listed under Support Services on the London Stock Exchange.
Constituent of the FTSE All-Share Index and the FTSE 250 Index.
Market cap. of c £2.5 billion.
Employs approximately 10,000 people.
Operating in 13 countries.”
*Information from Forbes.com and Dcc.ie
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