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Sudzucker AG

Maximilianstrasse 10
Mannheim 68165
49 621 421 0

SectorConsumer Defensive
Full Time Employees19,947

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. Wolfgang HeerChairman of Exec. Board & CEON/AN/A1956
Mr. Thomas KölblFin. Director & Member of Exec. BoardN/AN/A1962
Mr. Johann Marihart Dipl.-Ing.Member of Exec. BoardN/AN/A1950
Dr. Thomas KirchbergMember of Exec. BoardN/AN/A1960
Nikolai BaltruschatHead of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 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 EUR.


Südzucker AG produces and sells sugar products in Europe and internationally. It operates through four segments: Sugar, Special Products, CropEnergies, and Fruit. The Sugar segment produces and sells sugar, sugary specialty products, and animal feed to food industry, retailers, and agriculture market. This segment is also involved in agricultural/beet cultivation activities; the provision of soil testing, fertilization advisory, plant nutrients comparison, virus and bacteria analysis, animal feed testing, and organic fertilizer testing services; and the marketing of by-products of sugar, as well as starch and bioethanol production. The Special Products segment produces functional food ingredients, including inulin, oligofructose, Isomalt, Palatinose, wheat gluten, and rice starches, flours, and proteins for animal feed, non-food, and pharmaceutical products. This segment also offers frozen and chilled pizzas, frozen pasta dishes and snacks, and sauces and dressings; portion packed foods and non-food products to hotels, caterers, restaurants, and canteens; and starch for food and non-food sectors. The CropEnergies segment produces bioethanol, rectified spirits, protein-based food and animal feed, and liquid CO2 to oil companies and traders, food and animal feed producers, beverage and cosmetics producers, and pharmaceutical companies. The Fruit segment produces fruit preparations for the dairy, ice cream, and baked goods industries; and fruit juice concentrates, pure juices and purees, fruit wines, natural aromas, and beverage bases for beverage industry. The company was founded in 1837 and is headquartered in Mannheim, Germany. Südzucker AG is a subsidiary of Süddeutsche Zuckerrübenverwertungs-Genossenschaft eG.

Corporate Governance

Sudzucker AG’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 4, 2019 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 8.

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.