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Kronos Worldwide, Inc.

5430 LBJ Freeway
Suite 1700
Dallas, TX 75240
United States
972-233-1700
http://kronostio2.com

SectorBasic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees2,260

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Robert D. GrahamChairman, Chief Exec. Officer and PresN/AN/A61
Mr. Gregory M. SwalwellChief Financial Officer and Exec. VP512.2kN/A60
Mr. James BuchChief Operating Officer1.13MN/A56
Ms. Kelly D. LuttmerExec. VP and Chief Tax Officer837kN/A53
Mr. Brian W. ChristianExec. VP705.8kN/A38
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.

Description

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments (TiO2) in Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It produces TiO2 in two crystalline forms, rutile and anatase to impart whiteness, brightness, opacity, and durability for various products, such as paints, coatings, plastics, paper, fibers, and ceramics, as well as for various specialty products, such as inks, food, and cosmetics. The company also produces ilmenite, a raw material used directly as a feedstock by sulfate-process TiO2 plants; iron-based chemicals, which are used as treatment and conditioning agents for industrial effluents and municipal wastewater, as well as in the manufacture of iron pigments, cement, and agricultural products; titanium oxychloride for use in the formulation of pearlescent pigments, and production of electroceramic capacitors for cell phones and other electronic devices; and titanyl sulfate that is used in pearlescent pigments, natural gas pipe, and other specialty applications. In addition, it sells and provides technical services for its products. The company sells its products under the Kronos brand through distributors and agents to paint, plastics, decorative laminate, and paper manufacturers. The company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Kronos Worldwide, Inc. is a subsidiary of Valhi, Inc.

Corporate Governance

Kronos Worldwide, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2017 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 5.

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.