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MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA)

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MSA Safety Incorporated

1000 Cranberry Woods Drive
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
United States

IndustrySecurity & Protection Services
Full Time Employees4,300

Key Executives

Mr. William M. LambertChairman and Chief Exec. Officer1.88M342k59
Mr. Nishan J. VartanianPres and Chief Operating Officer696.01k56.64k57
Mr. Kenneth D. KrauseChief Financial Officer, VP and Treasurer666.38kN/A41
Mr. Douglas K. McClaineChief Legal Officer, Sr. VP and Sec.639.9k115.21k59
Mr. Ronald N. Herring Jr.Sr. VP and Pres of MSA Europe & International Segments770.46k37.28k56
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.


MSA Safety Incorporated develops, manufactures, and supplies safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures in the oil, gas, petrochemical, fire service, construction, utilities, and mining industries worldwide. The company operates through Americas and International segments. Its core product offerings include permanently installed fixed gas and flame detection instruments, such as multi-point permanently installed gas detection systems, flame detectors and open-path infrared gas detectors, a laser-based gas detection technology, replacement components, and related services to detect the presence or absence of various gases in the air. The core product offerings also consist of breathing apparatus products, such as self-contained breathing apparatus, face masks, and respirators; hand-held portable gas detection instruments; industrial head protection products; fire and rescue helmets; and fall protection equipment comprising confined space equipment, harnesses, fall arrest equipment, lanyards, and lifelines. The company also offers respirators, eye and face protection products, thermal imaging cameras, ballistic helmets, and gas masks. It serves distributors, and industrial or military end-users through indirect and direct sales channels. MSA Safety Incorporated was founded in 1914 and is based in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania.

Corporate Governance

MSA Safety Incorporated’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 1, 2017 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 7; 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.