SCL - Stepan Company

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Stepan Company

Edens and Winnetka Road
Northfield, IL 60093
United States
847-446-7500
http://www.stepan.com

SectorBasic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees2,250

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. F. Quinn Stepan Jr.Chairman, Pres & CEO1.75M1.58M1961
Mr. Luis E. RojoVP & CFO561.86kN/A1973
Mr. Matthew John EakenVP & Corp. Controller369.19kN/A1963
Ms. Jennifer Ansbro HaleConsultant1.1M437.89k1962
Mr. Jason Scott KeiperVP & Chief Technology and Sustainability OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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.

Description

Stepan Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells specialty and intermediate chemicals to other manufacturers for use in various end products in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The company operates through three segments: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. The Surfactants segment offers surfactants that are used as principal ingredients in consumer and industrial cleaning products, including detergents for washing clothes, dishes, carpets, and floors and walls, as well as shampoos and body washes; and other applications, such as fabric softeners, germicidal quaternary compounds, and lubricating ingredients. Its surfactants are also used in various applications, such as emulsifiers for spreading agricultural products; and industrial applications comprising latex systems, plastics, and composites. The Polymers segment provides polyurethane polyols that are used in the manufacture of rigid foam for thermal insulation in the construction industry, as well as a base raw material for coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers (CASE); polyester resins, including liquid and powdered resins, which are used in CASE applications; and phthalic anhydride that is used in unsaturated polyester resins, alkyd resins, and plasticizers for applications in construction materials and components of automotive, boating, and other consumer products. The Specialty Products segment offers flavors, emulsifiers, and solubilizers for use in the food, flavoring, nutritional supplement, and pharmaceutical applications. The company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Northfield, Illinois.

Corporate Governance

Stepan Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 29, 2019 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 1; 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.