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Koppers Holdings Inc. (KOP)

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Koppers Holdings Inc.

436 Seventh Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1800
United States
412 227 2001

Sector(s)Basic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees2,061

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Leroy M. Ball Jr.CEO, Pres & Director2.06M11.68k1969
Mr. Michael J. ZugayChief Financial Officer765.95kN/A1952
Mr. James A. SullivanExec. VP & COO1.14MN/A1964
Ms. Stephanie L. ApostolouGen. Counsel & Sec.494.33kN/A1981
Ms. Leslie S. HydeSr. VP & Chief Sustainability Officer694.83kN/A1961
Mr. Bradley A. PearceChief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1967
Mr. Christian A. NielsenSr. VP of Global Carbon Materials & ChemicalsN/AN/A1963
Ms. Quynh T. McGuireDirector of Investor Relations - Koppers IncN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 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.


Koppers Holdings Inc. provides treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals, and carbon compounds in the United States, Australasia, Europe, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Railroad and Utility Products and Services (RUPS), Performance Chemicals (PC), and Carbon Materials and Chemicals (CMC). The RUPS segment procures and treats crossties, switch ties, and various types of lumber used for railroad bridges and crossings. It also provides rail joint bars to join rails together for railroads; transmission and distribution poles for electric and telephone utilities; and pilings. This segment also provides railroad services, such as engineering, design, repair, and inspection services for railroad bridges. The PC segment develops, manufactures, and markets copper-based wood preservatives, including micronized copper azole, micronized pigments, alkaline copper quaternary, amine copper azole, and chromated copper arsenate for decking, fencing, utility poles, construction lumber and timbers, and various agricultural uses; water-based wood preservatives and wood specialty additives; and supplies fire-retardant chemicals for pressure treatment of wood primarily in commercial construction. The CMC segment manufactures creosote for use in the treatment of wood or as a feedstock in the production of carbon black; carbon pitch, a raw material used in the production of aluminum and steel; naphthalene for use as a feedstock in the production of phthalic anhydride and as a surfactant in the production of concrete; phthalic anhydride for the production of plasticizers, polyester resins, and alkyd paints; and carbon black feedstock for use in the production of carbon black. The company serves the railroad, specialty chemical, utility, residential lumber, agriculture, aluminum, steel, rubber, and construction industries. Koppers Holdings Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Corporate Governance

Koppers Holdings Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 1, 2021 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 8; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 1.

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.