051910.KS - LG Chem, Ltd.

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LG Chem, Ltd.

LG Twin Towers, 128
Yeoui-daero Yeongdeungpo-gu
Seoul 150-721
South Korea
82 2 3773 1114

SectorBasic Materials
Full Time Employees

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Hak Cheol ShinVice Chairman & CEON/AN/A1957
Mr. Ho-Young James JeongChief Financial Officer, Internal Accounting Control System Officer and DirectorN/AN/A1961
Geon-Oh KimManaging DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Geon-Joo LeeManaging DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Jae-Suk DoManaging DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 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 KRW.


LG Chem, Ltd. engages in the basic materials and chemicals, energy solution, IT and electronic materials, advanced materials, and life sciences businesses in worldwide. The company offers ethylene and propylene; polycarbonate and epoxy resin raw materials; polyethylene, polyolefin elastomers, polypropylene, and ethylene vinyl acetate; polyvinyl chloride, plasticizers, caustic soda, and carbon nanotubes; and acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene, acrylonitrile-styrene-acrylate, styrene-acrylonitrile copolymer, polystyrene, and expandable polystyrene. It also provides engineering plastic and specialty compounds, thermoplastic elastomers, and polycarbonate; OXO reaction, acrylic acid, and super absorbent polymer products; and synthetic rubber, synthetic latex, and methacrylate butadiene styrene. In addition, the company offers batteries for mobile phones and laptop computers; batteries for electric vehicles; and electricity storage system batteries. Further, it provides polarizers, polarizer materials, glass substrates, touch materials, and OLED and display adhesive materials; semiconductor substrate and processing materials; automotive adhesion and battery materials; RO membranes; and LCD photoresists and strippers, as well as rechargeable battery materials. Additionally, the company offers Factive quinolone antibiotics; Eutropin human growth hormones; Zemiglo diabetes drugs; Boostin bovine somatotropin; YVOIRE hyaluronic acid fillers; and other products, as well as PYANCHOR herbicides for rice farming and others. It also manufactures and sells crop protection products, seeds, fertilizers, ethylene di-chloride, and nitride-based ceramic powder; provides facility management, general cleaning, agricultural pesticide, and environment solution and construction, as well as water processing membrane, power fuel, and heat diffuser research and manufacturing services; and invests in venture companies. LG Chem, Ltd. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Corporate Governance

LG Chem, Ltd.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 29, 2019 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 2.

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.