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Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO)

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
74.58-0.22 (-0.29%)
At close: 04:00PM EST
73.69 -0.89 (-1.19%)
After hours: 07:51PM EST

Southern Copper Corporation

1440 East Missouri Avenue
Suite 160
Phoenix, AZ 85014
United States
602 264 1375

Sector(s)Basic Materials
Full Time Employees14,700

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Oscar Gonzalez RochaPres, CEO & Director1.46MN/A1938
Mr. Raul Jacob RuisanchezVP of Fin., Treasurer & CFO442.96kN/A1958
Ms. Lina A. Vingerhoets VilcaComptroller269.16kN/A1961
Mr. Edgard Corrales AguilarVP of Exploration406.02kN/A1956
Mr. Julian Jorge Lazalde PsihasSec.320.47kN/A1968
Mr. Victor PedraglioMang. of Financial Planning & Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Andres Carlos Ferrero GhislieriGen. CounselN/AN/A1969
Amounts are as of December 31, 2021 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, Ecuador, and Chile. 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 in Mexico. The company also operates Buenavista, an open-pit copper mine, as well as two copper concentrators and two operating 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. The company has interests in 82,134 hectares of exploration concessions in Peru; 493,533 hectares of exploration concessions in Mexico; 246,346 hectares of exploration concessions in Argentina; 29,888 hectares of exploration concessions in Chile; and 7,299 hectares of exploration concessions in Ecuador. Southern Copper Corporation was incorporated in 1952 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. Southern Copper Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Americas Mining Corporation.

Corporate Governance

Southern Copper Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of January 1, 2023 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 3; 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.