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Ecolab Inc. (ECL)

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Ecolab Inc.

1 Ecolab Place
St. Paul, MN 55102
United States

SectorConsumer Goods
IndustryCleaning Products
Full Time Employees47,565

Key Executives

Mr. Douglas M. Baker Jr.Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer3.08M18.35M58
Mr. Thomas W. R. HandleyPres and Chief Operating Officer1.31M1.72M62
Mr. Daniel J. SchmechelChief Financial Officer and Treasurer716.4k4.54M57
Mr. Michael A. HickeyExec. VP and Pres of Global Institutional1.07M4.19M55
Mr. Christophe BeckExec. VP, Pres of Global Water & Process Services and Pres of Nalco Water1.08M1.31M49
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.


Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services for customers worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Global Industrial, Global Institutional, and Global Energy. The Global Industrial segment provides water treatment and process applications, and cleaning and sanitizing solutions primarily to large industrial customers within the manufacturing, food and beverage processing, chemical, mining and primary metals, power generation, pulp and paper, and commercial laundry industries. The Global Institutional segment offers specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to the foodservice, hospitality, lodging, healthcare, government and education, and retail industries. The Global Energy segment provides the process chemicals and water treatment needs of the petroleum and petrochemical industries in upstream and downstream applications. The company also offers pest elimination services to detect, eliminate, and prevent pests, such as rodents and insects, in restaurants, food and beverage processors, educational and healthcare facilities, hotels, quick service restaurant and grocery operations, and other institutional and commercial customers; and equipment repair, maintenance, and preventive maintenance services for the commercial food service industry. Ecolab Inc. sells its products through field sales personnel, corporate account personnel, distributors, and dealers. Ecolab Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Corporate Governance

Ecolab Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 4.

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.