Whatman plc

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Whatman plc
Type Subsidiary (of GE Healthcare)
Founded 1740 in Maidstone, Kent [1]
Founder(s) James Whatman
Headquarters Maidstone, Kent,[2] UK
Key people

Kieran Murphy, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Chris Rickard, Finance Director

Stephan Fleck, Vice President of Technical Operations
Revenue Increase £115.5 million (2007)[3]
Website http://www.whatman.com

Whatman plc was a British laboratory equipment maker and is now part of GE Healthcare. On 4 February 2008, GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Whatman plc, a global supplier of filtration products and technologies at 270p per share in cash for each Whatman share, valuing Whatman at approximately £363 million (approximately $713 million.)

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