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Quaker Chemical Corporation (KWR)

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Quaker Chemical Corporation

One Quaker Park
901 East Hector Street
Conshohocken, PA 19428-2380
United States
610 832 4000

Sector(s)Basic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees4,200

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Michael F. BarryChairman, CEO & Pres3.14M2.37M1958
Mr. Wilbert PlatzerSr. VP of Global Operations, Environmental Health & Safety (“EHS”) and Procurement741.09k375.22k1961
Mr. Joseph A. BerquistSr. VP of Global Specialty Bus.es & Chief Strategy Officer793.35k344.89k1971
Mr. Jeewat BijlaniSr. VP & MD - Americas792.54kN/A1977
Mr. Shane W. HostetterSr. VP & CFON/AN/A1981
Mr. David WillPrincipal Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1984
Dr. David H. SlinkmanSr. VP & Chief Technology OfficerN/AN/A1965
Mr. Robert T. Traub Esq.Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.N/AN/A1965
Melissa McClainDirector of CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Jan F. NiemanVP of Global Strategy & Marketing and Global Leader – Grease & Fluid PowerN/AN/A1961
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.


Quaker Chemical Corporation develops, produces, and markets various formulated chemical specialty products for a range of heavy industrial and manufacturing applications. It operates through four segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; Asia/Pacific; and Global Specialty Businesses. The company offers metal removal fluids, cleaning fluids, corrosion inhibitors, metal drawing and forming fluids, die cast mold releases, heat treatment and quenchants, metal forging fluids, hydraulic fluids, specialty greases, metal finishing fluids, offshore sub-sea energy control fluids, rolling lubricants, rod and wire drawing fluids, and surface treatment chemicals. It also provides chemical management services. The company serves steel, aluminum, automotive, aerospace, offshore, can, mining, and metalworking companies. The company was formerly known as Quaker Chemical Products Corporation and changed its name to Quaker Chemical Corporation in August 1962. Quaker Chemical Corporation was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.

Corporate Governance

Quaker Chemical Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of June 1, 2021 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 5; 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.