MERC - Mercer International Inc.

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Mercer International Inc.

700 West Pender Street
Suite 1120
Vancouver, BC V6C 1G8

SectorBasic Materials
IndustryPaper & Paper Products
Full Time Employees2,210

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Jimmy S. H. LeeExec. Chairman1.23MN/A1957
Mr. David M. GandossiPres, CEO & Director1.46MN/A1958
Mr. David K. UreCFO & Sec.710.83kN/A1967
Mr. Adolf KoppensteinerChief Operating Officer790.33kN/A1961
Mr. Christoph Grewe-FranzeChief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
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.


Mercer International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood Kraft (NBSK) pulp in the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Pulp and Wood Products. It produces NBSK pulp primarily from wood chips and pulp logs; carbon neutral or green energy using carbon-neutral bio-fuels, such as black liquor and wood waste; and tall oil for use as a chemical additive and green energy source. The company also generates and sells green energy produced from bio-mass cogeneration power plant to third party utilities. In addition, it manufactures, distributes, and sells lumber and other wood residuals. The company sells its pulp to tissue, specialty paper, and printing and writing paper manufacturers; and lumber products to distributors, construction firms, secondary manufacturers, retail yards, and home centers. Mercer International Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Corporate Governance

Mercer International Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 4, 2019 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 3; 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.