MKC - McCormick & Company, Incorporated

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McCormick & Company, Incorporated

18 Loveton Circle
Sparks, MD 21152
United States

SectorConsumer Defensive
IndustryPackaged Foods
Full Time Employees11,700

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Lawrence E. KurziusChairman, Pres & CEO2.78MN/A1958
Mr. Michael R. SmithExec. VP & CFO1.07MN/A1965
Mr. Jeffery D. SchwartzVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.779.97kN/A1970
Mr. Malcolm S. SwiftPres of EMEA & Asia Pacific and Pres of Global Industrial & McCormick International1.07M1.33M1960
Mr. Brendan F. FoleyPres of Global Consumer & Americas1.16MN/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.


McCormick & Company, Incorporated manufactures, markets, and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the food industry. The company operates through two segments, Consumer and Industrial. The Consumer segment offers spices, herbs, and seasonings, as well as desserts. This segment markets its products under the McCormick, French, Frank's RedHot, Lawry's, Club House, Gourmet Garden, OLD BAY brands in the Americas; Ducros, Schwartz, Kamis, and Drogheria & Alimentari, and Vahiné brand names in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; McCormick and DaQiao brands in China; and McCormick, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden brand names in Australia, as well as markets regional and ethnic brands, such as Zatarain's, Stubb's, Thai Kitchen, and Simply Asia. It also supplies its products under the private labels. This segment serves retailers comprising grocery, mass merchandise, warehouse clubs, discount and drug stores, and e-commerce retailers directly and indirectly through distributors or wholesalers. The Industrial segment offers seasoning blends, spices and herbs, condiments, coating systems, and compound flavors to multinational food manufacturers and foodservice customers. It serves foodservice customers directly and indirectly through distributors. McCormick & Company, Incorporated was founded in 1889 and is based in Sparks, Maryland.

Corporate Governance

McCormick & Company, Incorporated’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2018 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 8.

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.