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Stepan Company (SCL)

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Stepan Company
22 West Frontage Road
Northfield, IL 60093
United States - Map
Phone: 847-446-7500
Fax: 847-501-2100

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Consumer Goods
Industry:Cleaning Products
Full Time Employees:2,015

Business Summary 

Stepan Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells specialty and intermediate chemicals to manufacturers in various industries worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. The Surfactants segment offers surfactants that are used as principal ingredients in consumer and industrial cleaning products, such as detergents for washing clothes, dishes, carpets, floors, and walls; shampoos, body washes, toothpastes, and fabric softeners; and germicidal quaternary compounds, lubricating ingredients, emulsifiers, plastics and composites, biodiesel, and enhanced oil recovery. The Polymers segment provides polyols that are used in the manufacture of rigid laminate insulation board and panels for thermal insulation in the construction industry, as well as a base raw material for coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers, and flexible foams; and phthalic anhydride, which is used in unsaturated polyester resins, alkyd resins, and plasticizers for applications in construction materials, as well as components of automotive, boating, and other consumer products. The Specialty Products segment offers flavors, emulsifiers, and solubilizers that are used in the food, nutritional supplement, and pharmaceutical industries. Stepan Company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Northfield, Illinois.

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Corporate Governance 
Stepan Company’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Nov 1, 2014 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 5.
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Key Executives 
Mr. F. Quinn Stepan Jr., 53
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director and Member of Plan Committee
Mr. Scott D. Beamer , 43
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and VP
Mr. Scott Carter Mason , 55
VP of Supply Chain
Mr. John V. Venegoni , 55
Mr. H. Edward Wynn , 53
VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 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.
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