SLCA - U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.

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U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.

24275 Katy Freeway
Suite 100
Katy, TX 77494
United States
281-258-2170
http://www.ussilica.com

SectorBasic Materials
IndustryIndustrial Metals & Minerals
Full Time Employees2,812

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Bryan A. ShinnPres, CEO & Director1.65MN/A1962
Mr. Donald A. MerrilExec. VP & CFO809.18kN/A1964
Mr. Michael L. WinklerExec. VP & COO819.52kN/A1965
Mr. Bradford B. CasperExec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer875.29kN/A1975
Mr. Michael K. LawsonVP of Investor Relations and Corp. CommunicationsN/AN/A1956
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

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Oil & Gas Proppants and Industrial & Specialty Products. It offers whole grain commercial silica products to be used as fracturing sand in connection with oil and natural gas recovery, as well as sells its whole grain silica products in various size distributions, grain shapes, and chemical purity levels for manufacturing glass products. The company also provides ground commercial silica products for use in plastics, rubber, polishes, cleansers, paints, glazes, textile fiberglass, and precision castings; fine ground silica for use in premium paints, specialty coatings, sealants, silicone rubber, and epoxies; and engineered performance materials made from diatomaceous earth (DE), clay, and perlite. In addition, it offers other industrial mineral products, such as aplite, a mineral used to produce container glass and insulation fiberglass; magnesium silicate, a adsorbent made from a mixture of silica and magnesium for preparative and analytical chromatography applications; and DE and clay aggregates used as an absorbent for automotive, industrial, and sports turf applications. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. serves oilfield services companies, and exploration and production companies that are engaged in hydraulic fracturing; and industrial and specialty products end markets. The company was formerly known as GGC USS Holdings, Inc. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Katy, Texas.

Corporate Governance

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 1, 2019 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 4; 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.