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    Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. (KRA)

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    Kraton Performance Polymers Inc.
    15710 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
    Suite 300
    Houston, TX 77032
    United States - Map
    Phone: 281-504-4700
    Website: http://www.kraton.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Specialty Chemicals
    Full Time Employees:917

    Business Summary 

    Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. produces and sells styrenic block copolymers (SBCs) and other engineered polymers in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It offers performance products comprising unhydrogenated SBCs, which are primarily used in paving, roofing, adhesives, sealants, coatings, and footwear applications; and specialty polymers consisting of hydrogenated SBCs that are used in lubricant additives, polymer modification, personal care, cable gels, and adhesives and coatings, as well as in medical, industrial, consumer, and other applications. The company’s products are also used in wire and cable; fabric; oilfield; and soft touch overmolding, protective cling films, and other polymer modification applications. It also provides isoprene rubber products that have applications in medical products, paints, coatings, and specialized footwear; and isoprene rubber latex products primarily for use in synthetic surgical gloves and condoms, as well as in medical, healthcare, personal care, and food contact operations. In addition, the company offers pine-based specialty products for use in adhesive, road and construction, and tire markets; and a range of chemical intermediates, such as tall oil fatty acids, dimer acids, tall oil rosins, distilled tall oils, terpene fractions, alpha-pinenes, and beta-pinenes for various markets, including fuel additives, oilfield chemicals, coatings, metalworking fluids and lubricants, inks, flavors and fragrances, and mining. Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. markets its products through various channels, including direct sales force, marketing representatives, and distributors under the Kraton, NEXAR, and Cariflex brands. The company was formerly known as Polymer Holdings LLC and changed its name to Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. in December 2009. Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Kraton Performance Polymers Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jun 1, 2016 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 10.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Kevin M. Fogarty , 50
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director and Member of Exec. Committee
    Mr. Stephen E. Tremblay , 57
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Dr. Lothar P. F. Freund , 56
    Chief Technology Officer and Sr. VP
    Ms. Conley Melinda Scissors , 50
    Chief HR Officer and VP
    Dr. Holger R. Jung , 53
    Chief Commercial Officer and Sr. VP
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 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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