GGB - Gerdau S.A.

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Gerdau S.A.

Av. Farrapos, 1811
Porto Alegre, RS 90220-005
55 51 3323 2000

SectorBasic Materials
IndustrySteel & Iron
Full Time Employees

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Cláudio Gerdau JohannpeterChairman & Exec. VPN/AN/A1963
Mr. Harley Lorentz ScardoelliExec. VP, CFO & Director of Investor RelationsN/AN/A1963
Mr. Francisco Deppermann FortesVP of HR, Organizational Devel., Mgmt Systems, Environment, Health & Safety and ITN/AN/A1963
Mr. Guilherme Chagas Gerdau JohannpeterExec. VPN/AN/A1971
Mr. Gustavo WerneckChief Exec. OfficerN/AN/A1974
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 USD.


Gerdau S.A. provides steel-related products and services worldwide. The company operates through Brazil Operations, North America Operations, South America Operations, and Special Steel Operations. It offers semi-finished products, such as billets, blooms, and slabs; common long rolled products, including rebars, merchant bars, and profiles that are used by the construction and manufacturing industries; and drawn products consisting of barbed and barbless fence wire, galvanized wire, fences, concrete reinforcing wire mesh, nails, and clamps, as well as mines and produces iron ore. It also produces special steel products for use in auto parts, light and heavy vehicles, and agricultural machinery, as well as oil and gas, wind energy, machinery and equipment, mining and rail, and others markets. In addition, it provides Flat Products, such as hot rolled coils and heavy plates; and resells flat steel products. The company sells its products through independent distributors, direct sales from the mills, and its retail network. The company was founded in 1901 and is based in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Gerdau S.A. is a subsidiary of Metalurgica Gerdau S.A.

Corporate Governance

Gerdau S.A.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of March 1, 2018 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 9; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 9.

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.