GRA - W. R. Grace & Co.

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W. R. Grace & Co.

7500 Grace Drive
Columbia, MD 21044
United States

SectorBasic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees3,900

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Hudson La Force IIIPres, CEO & Director1.44M138.43k1965
Mr. Mark A. ShelnitzSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.862.76k95.17k1959
Ms. Elizabeth C. BrownSr. VP & Chief HR Officer768.74kN/A1964
Mr. Keith N. ColeSr. VP of Gov. Relations, Environment, Health & Safety708.32kN/A1959
Mr. William C. DockmanSr. VP & Chief Financial OfficerN/AN/A1960
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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.


W. R. Grace & Co. produces and sells specialty chemicals and materials worldwide. It operates through two segments, Grace Catalysts Technologies and Grace Materials Technologies. The Grace Catalysts Technologies segment offers fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts for the production of transportation fuels, such as gasoline and diesel fuels, and petrochemicals; FCC additives; and methanol-to-olefins catalysts for the conversion of methanol into petrochemical feeds, including ethylene and propylene. This segment also provides hydro processing catalysts used in process reactors to upgrade heavy oils into lighter products; polyolefin catalysts and chemical catalyst supports for the production of polypropylene and polyethylene thermoplastic resins; and chemical catalysts, as well as gas-phase polypropylene process technology to manufacture polypropylene products. The Grace Materials Technologies segment offers silica-based and silica-alumina-based materials for use in coatings, consumer, pharmaceutical, and chemical process. W. R. Grace & Co. was founded in 1854 and is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland.

Corporate Governance

W. R. Grace & Co.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 4, 2019 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 3.

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.