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    Braskem S.A. (BAK)

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    Braskem S.A.
    Rua Lemos Monteiro, 120 – 24° andar
    Butantã, SP 05501-050
    Brazil - Map
    Phone: 55 11 3576 9000
    Fax: 55 11 3576 9532
    Website: http://www.braskem.com.br

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Chemicals - Major Diversified
    Full Time Employees:N/A

    Business Summary 

    Braskem S.A., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells thermoplastic resins. Its Basic Petrochemicals segment offers olefins, such as ethylene, polymer and chemical grade propylene, butadiene, isoprene, and butene-1; BTX products comprising benzene, toluene, ortho-xylene, para-xylene, and mixed xylenes; fuels, including automotive gasoline and liquefied petroleum gas; intermediates, such as cumene; and other basic petrochemicals, which include ethyl tertiary butyl ether, solvent C9, and pyrolysis C9. This segment also supplies electric energy, steam, compressed air, and other products to second-generation producers. Its Polyolefins segment produces polyethylene, including LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, UHMWPE, and EVA; green polyethylene from renewable resources; and polypropylene (PP). This segment’s products are used in various applications, such as plastic films for food and industrial packaging; bottles, shopping bags, and other consumer goods containers; automotive parts; and household appliances. Its Vinyls segment produces polyvinyl chloride, caustic soda, chlorine, hydrogen, caustic soda flake, and sodium hypochlorite. The company’s USA and Europe segment produces PP in the United States and Germany. Its Chemical Distribution segment distributes solvents, including aliphatic, aromatic, synthetic, and ecologically-friendly solvents; engineering plastics; hydro carbonic solvents and isoparafins; and general purpose chemicals, such as process oils, chemical intermediates, blends, specialty chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and santoprene. It also imports and exports chemicals, petrochemicals, and fuels; produces, supplies, and sells utilities, such as water and industrial gases; and provides industrial services. It was formerly known as Copene Petroquímica do Nordeste S.A. and changed its name to Braskem S.A. in 2002. It was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Camacari, Brazil. Braskem S.A. operates as a subsidiary of Odebrecht S.A.

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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Carlos José Fadigas De Souza Filho , 46
    Chief Exec. Officer
    Mr. Mario Augusto da Silva , 39
    Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer
    Mr. Gustavo Sampaio Valverde ,
    Head of the Legal & Corp. Governance
    Mr. Marcelo Arantes De Carvalho ,
    Head of People & Organization, IT and Procurement
    Mr. Roberto Prisco Paraíso Ramos , 70
    VP, Head of Internationalization Bus. Unit and Member of Fin. & Investments Committee
    Amounts are as of and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.