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 Employees1,427

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Todd A. BeckerPres, CEO & Director2.42M579.39k1965
Mr. Jeffrey S. BriggsChief Operating Officer726.56kN/A1965
Ms. Michelle S. MapesExec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.605.49kN/A1967
Mr. Michael A. MetzlerExec. VP of Gas & Power604.81kN/A1963
Mr. John W. NepplCFO & Principal Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1966
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 Ingredients; and Partnership. The Ethanol Production segment produces and sells ethanol, distiller grains, and corn oil. The Agribusiness and Energy Services segment engages in the grain procurement, 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 Ingredients segment purchases and sells feeder cattle to meat processors; and produces and sells white distilled vinegar and various specialty vinegar, such as balsamic, red wine, white wine, cider, and other varietals primarily to the food industry participants, including branded food companies, private label food manufacturers, and companies serving the foodservice channel, as well as for retail and industrial uses. This segment also produces, trades in, and sells corn and soybean oil. The Partnership segment offers fuel storage and transportation services. As of December 31, 2017, this segment owned 39 ethanol storage facilities; 8 fuel terminal facilities; and approximately a fleet of 3,500 leased railcars. 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 March 1, 2018 is 6. 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.