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USG Corporation (USG)

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USG Corporation

550 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60661
United States

SectorIndustrial Goods
IndustryGeneral Building Materials
Full Time Employees6,600

Key Executives

Ms. Jennifer F. ScanlonChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director1.29MN/A50
Mr. Matthew Franklin HilzingerChief Financial Officer and Exec. VP1.47MN/A53
Mr. Dominic Angelo DannessaChief Operations & Innovation Officer and Exec. VP992.31kN/A60
Mr. Brian J. CookChief Admin. Officer and Exec. VP971.95kN/A59
Ms. Michelle M. WarnerSr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.1.07MN/A50
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.


USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells building materials worldwide. The company’s Gypsum segment manufactures and markets gypsum and related products to construct walls, ceilings, roofs, and floors of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings, as well as for various industrial applications. This segment offers gypsum panels, as well as joint compounds, corner beads, joint tapes, and plasters for wallboard joints finishing under the Sheetrock brand; cement board under the Durock brand; backerboard that includes abuse-resistant interior wall panels, tile backer boards, and flooring underlayments under the Fiberock brand; poured gypsum flooring systems under the Levelrock brand; roof boards under the Securock brand; and air-water barrier system and industrial gypsum under the ExoAir 430 brand. It also provides construction plaster products under the Red Top, Imperial, Diamond, and Supremo brands; and gypsum-based products for agricultural and industrial customers. The company’s Ceilings segment manufactures and markets interior systems products, including ceiling tiles under the Radar, Eclipse, Mars, and Halcyon brands; and ceiling grids under the Donn, DX, Fineline, Centricitee, Identitee DXI, Curvatura, and Compasso brands. Its USG Boral Building Products segment manufactures, distributes, and sells various building products, mines raw gypsum, and sells natural and synthetic gypsum. This segment offers plasterboards under the USG Boral Sheetrock brand; and ceiling suspension systems under the USG Boral NextGen, Elephant, Jayaboard, Durock, and Donn DX brands, as well as mineral fiber ceiling tiles, steel grids, and joint compounds for wall, ceiling, floor lining, and exterior systems. The company distributes its products through building material dealers, home improvement centers and other retailers, specialty wallboard distributors, and contractors. USG Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Corporate Governance

USG Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2017 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 8.

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.