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PQ Group Holdings Inc. (PQG)

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PQ Group Holdings Inc.

300 Lindenwood Drive
Valleybrooke Corporate Center
Malvern, PA 19355-1740
United States
610 651 4400

Sector(s)Basic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees2,274

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Belgacem ChariagChairman, Pres & CEO1.58MN/A1962
Mr. Michael C. CrewsExec. VP & CFO765.5kN/A1967
Mr. Joseph S. KoscinskiSec., VP & Gen. Counsel619.99kN/A1966
Dr. Raymond KolbergVP & Pres of Catalysts681.77kN/A1962
Mr. Albert F. Beninati Jr.VP & Pres of Performance Chemicals661.05kN/A1965
Dr. Ufuk SenturkVP of R&D and TechnologyN/AN/AN/A
Mr. William J. Sichko Jr.Chief Admin. Officer, Assistant Sec. & VPN/AN/A1954
Ms. Nahla A. AzmyVP of Investor Relations & Financial CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Wendy GrahamVP of Marketing & Commercial StrategyN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Kurt BittingVP & Pres of Refining ServicesN/AN/A1976
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.


PQ Group Holdings Inc. provides specialty catalysts, chemicals, and services in the United States, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Refining Services, Catalysts, and Performance Chemicals. The Refining Services segment offers sulfuric acid recycling and end-to-end logistics services to produce alkylate; and virgin sulfuric acid for water treatment, mining, and industrial applications. The Catalysts segment provides silica catalysts and zeolite catalysts for producers and licensors of polyethylene and methyl methacrylate. The Performance Chemicals segment offers sodium silicates for construction, cleaning, water treatment, pulp and paper, foundry and refractory, green tires, electronics, and refining catalysts; and specialty silicas for use as ingredients in personal care products, foods, edible oils, and beers, as well as industrial uses consisting of gloss control in coil, wood, general industrial leather, and other surface coating applications. This segment also provides other silicate derivatives, including metasilicates, spray dried silicates, and magnesium and potassium silicates for use in cleaning, specialty fertilizer, oil and gas, mining, paint, food, and cosmetic applications, as well as zeolites for use as builders for detergents and other applications, such as stabilizers for the production of polyvinylchloride applications. PQ Group Holdings Inc. was founded in 1831 and is headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania.

Corporate Governance

PQ Group Holdings Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 30, 2021 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 4.

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.