GKN plc

GKN plc

GKN plc

Date Founded



Ipsley House,Ipsley Church Lane,Redditch, Worcestershire B98 0TL

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Auto Parts & Tires

Company Description

GKN Plc engages in engineering business. It designs, manufactures, service systems and components of aircraft, vehicle and machinery. The company operates through three segments: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy. The GKN Aerospace segment focuses on the supply of aerostructures, engine products and systems, and electrical wiring systems. The GKN Driveline deals with the supply of automotive driveline systems and solutions. The GKN Powder Metallurgy involves in the manufacture of sintered components and in the production of metal powder. The company was founded on September 19, 1759 and is headquartered in Redditch, the United Kingdom.

Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer, GKN Driveline Ltd

Head of Strategy & Communications

Group Finance Director

Group Human Resources Director

Director, Investor Relations

Company Secretary

Chief Executive Officer GKN Powder Metallurgy

Chief Executive GKN Aerospace


Chief Financial Officer

Board of Directors

Former Executive Director, Vice Chairman at Melrose Holdings Ltd.

Executive Director, Group Finance Director at Melrose Holdings Ltd.

Council Member-Engineering Royal Academy at Bangor University

Executive Chairman at Melrose Holdings Ltd.

Managing Director at Elster Group SE

Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer at Melrose Holdings Ltd.

Secretary & Director at Melrose Holdings Ltd.

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Dana, Inc. purchases GKN Plc /Driveline Division from GKN plc

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JW Hill LLC purchases GKN Aerospace Bandy Machining, Inc. from GKN plc

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Partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Legal Advisor

Consultant at Allens


Public Relations at Epiris Managers LLP


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