SCCO - Southern Copper Corporation

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Southern Copper Corporation

1440 East Missouri Avenue
Suite 160
Phoenix, AZ 85014
United States

SectorBasic Materials
Full Time Employees13,140

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Oscar González RochaPres, CEO & Director1.46MN/A1939
Mr. Raul Jacob RuisanchezVP of Fin., Treasurer & CFO293.01kN/A1958
Mr. Daniel Muñiz QuintanillaExec. VP & Director607.09kN/A1974
Mr. Edgard Corrales AguilarVP of Exploration270.01kN/A1956
Mr. Julián Jorge Lazalde PsihasSec.198.21kN/A1968
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.


Southern Copper Corporation engages in mining, exploring, smelting, and refining copper and other minerals in Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Ecuador. The company is involved in the mining, milling, and flotation of copper ore to produce copper and molybdenum concentrates; smelting of copper concentrates to produce blister and anode copper; refining of anode copper to produce copper cathodes; production of molybdenum concentrate and sulfuric acid; production of refined silver, gold, and other materials; and mining and processing of zinc and lead. It operates the Toquepala and Cuajone open-pit mines, and a smelter and refinery in Peru; and La Caridad, an open-pit copper mine, as well as a copper ore concentrator, a SX-EW plant, a smelter, refinery, and a rod plant. The company also operates Buenavista, an open-pit copper mine, as well as two copper concentrators and three SX-EW plants in Mexico. In addition, it operates five underground mines that produce zinc, lead, copper, silver, and gold; a coal mine that produces coal and coke; and a zinc refinery. It has interests in 44,182 hectares of exploration concessions in Peru; 148,122 hectares of exploration concessions in Mexico; 64,899 hectares of exploration concessions in Argentina; 36,387 hectares of exploration concessions in Chile; and 7,298 hectares of exploration concessions in Ecuador. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. Southern Copper Corporation is a subsidiary of Americas Mining Corporation.

Corporate Governance

Southern Copper Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of March 1, 2018 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 2; 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.