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Albemarle Corporation (ALB)

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Albemarle Corporation
451 Florida Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
United States - Map
Phone: 225-388-7402
Fax: 225-388-7686

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Basic Materials
Industry:Specialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees:4,231

Business Summary 

Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals. It provides brominated and mineral based flame retardants under the Saytex, Martinal, and Magnifin brands that are used in plastic enclosures for consumer electronics, printed circuit boards, wire and cable, electrical connectors, textiles, and foam insulation; and plastic and other additives, such as curatives, antioxidants, and stabilizers under the Ethacure and Ethanox brands. The company also offers refinery catalysts, including hydroprocessing catalysts, fluidized catalytic cracking catalysts, and additives; organometallic co-catalysts and metallocene components and co-catalysts; electronic materials, such as high purity metal organic products, as well as other products; and chemical catalysts used in the chemical industry, as well as provides single-site catalysts and Ziegler-Natta catalysts under the Advantage brand. In addition, the company provides elemental bromine, alkyl bromides, inorganic bromides, brominated powdered activated carbon, and bromine fine chemicals used in chemical synthesis, oil and gas well drilling and completion fluids, mercury control, paper manufacturing, water purification, beef and poultry processing, and various other industrial applications, as well as tertiary amines for surfactants, biocides, disinfectants, and sanitizers; and aluminum oxides for use in various refractory, ceramic and polishing applications. Further, it supplies fine chemistry products and performance chemicals for pharmaceutical and agricultural use, as well as provides custom manufacturing, research, and chemical scale-up services for companies. The company serves petroleum refining, consumer electronics, plastics/packaging, construction, automotive, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, crop protection, food safety, and custom chemistry service markets. Albemarle Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Corporate Governance 
Albemarle Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Nov 1, 2014 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 3.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Luther C. Kissam IV, 49
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
Mr. Scott A. Tozier , 48
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Risk Officer and Sr. VP
Ms. Karen G. Narwold , 54
Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel of Corp. & Gov. Affairs and Corp. Sec.
Mrs. Susan M. Kelliher , 47
Sr. VP of HR
Mr. D. Michael Wilson , 51
Sr. VP and Pres of Catalyst Solutions
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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