GPRE - Green Plains Inc.

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Green Plains Inc.

1811 Aksarben Drive
Omaha, NE 68106
United States

SectorBasic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees1,294

Key Executives

Mr. Todd A. BeckerChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director2.42M579.39k52
Mr. Jeffrey S. BriggsChief Operating Officer726.56kN/A52
Ms. Michelle S. MapesExec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.605.49kN/A50
Mr. Michael A. MetzlerExec. VP of Natural Gas and Power604.81kN/A54
Mr. John Neppl CPAChief Financial OfficerN/AN/AN/A
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.


Green Plains Inc. produces, markets, and distributes ethanol in the United States and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Ethanol Production; Agribusiness and Energy Services; Food and Food Ingredients; and Partnership. The Ethanol Production segment produces and sells ethanol, distiller grains, and corn oil. The Agribusiness and Energy Services segment engages in grain handling and storage activities; and commodity marketing business, which purchases, markets, sells, and distributes ethanol, distiller grains, and corn oil, as well as crude oil, grain, natural gas, and other commodities in various markets. This segment also provides grain drying and storage services to grain producers. The Food and Food Ingredients segment purchases and sells feeder cattle to meat processors; and produces and sells white distilled vinegar and various specialty vinegar primarily to the food industry participants, including branded food companies, private label food manufacturers, and companies serving the foodservice channel, as well as for industrial uses. The Partnership segment provides fuel storage and transportation services. As of December 31, 2016, it owned 39 ethanol storage facilities; 8 fuel terminal facilities; and approximately 3,100 leased railcars fleet. The company was formerly known as Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. and changed its name to Green Plains Inc. in May 2014. Green Plains Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

Corporate Governance

Green Plains Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of December 1, 2017 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 6; 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.