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KMG Chemicals, Inc. (KMG)

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KMG Chemicals, Inc.

300 Throckmorton Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
United States

SectorBasic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees626

Key Executives

Mr. Christopher T. FraserChairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres1.8MN/A59
Mr. Marcelino RodriguezChief Financial Officer and VP290.26kN/A58
Mr. Christopher W. GonserVP of HR494.79kN/A61
Mr. Ernest C. Kremling IISr. VP of Other Chemicals & Manufacturing Services648.69kN/A53
M. Shawn HamChief Accounting Officer and ControllerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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.


KMG Chemicals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, formulates, and distributes specialty chemicals worldwide. The company’s Electronic Chemicals segment is involved in the sale of high purity and ultra purity wet process chemicals primarily to clean and etch silicon wafers in the production of semiconductors. This segment’s products include sulfuric, phosphoric, and nitric and hydrofluoric acids; ammonium hydroxide; hydrogen peroxide; isopropyl alcohol; other specialty organic solvents; and various blends of chemicals. Its Other Chemicals segment engages in the supply of penta products consisting of solid blocks and concentrated solutions to industrial customers who use these preservatives to pressure treat wood products, primarily for utility poles and cross-arms, to extend their life by protecting against insect damage and decay, as well as sale of hydrochloric acid, which is a byproduct of penta production for use in the steel and oil well service industries. This segment is also involved in the manufacture and distribution of industrial sealants, lubricants, and related equipment primarily to the oil and gas storage, pipeline, and gas distribution markets. KMG Chemicals, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Corporate Governance

KMG Chemicals, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2017 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 10.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.