USG - USG Corporation

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USG Corporation

550 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60661
United States
312-436-4000
http://www.usg.com

SectorBasic Materials
IndustryBuilding Materials
Full Time Employees6,800

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Ms. Jennifer F. ScanlonPres, CEO & Director1.29MN/A1967
Mr. Matthew Franklin HilzingerExec. VP & CFO1.47MN/A1964
Mr. Brian J. CookExec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer971.95kN/A1958
Ms. Michelle M. WarnerSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.1.07MN/A1967
Mr. Gregory D. SalahSr. VP & Pres of GypsumN/AN/A1963
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.

Description

USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells building materials worldwide. The company's Gypsum division manufactures and markets gypsum and related products to construct walls, ceilings, roofs, and floors of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings, as well as for various industrial applications. This segment offers gypsum panels, as well as joint compounds, corner beads, joint tapes, and plasters for wallboard joints finishing under the Sheetrock brand; cement board and shower systems under the Durock brand; backer board that includes abuse-resistant interior wall panels, tile backer boards, and flooring underlayment under the Fiberock brand; poured gypsum flooring systems under the Levelrock brand; roof boards under the Securock brand; and air barrier systems under the ExoAir 430 brand. It also provides construction plaster products under the Red Top, Imperial, Diamond, and Supremo brands; and gypsum-based products for agricultural and industrial customers. The company's Ceilings division manufactures and markets interior system products, including ceiling tiles under the Radar, Eclipse, Mars, and Halcyon brands; ceiling grids under the Donn, DX, Fineline, Centricitee, and Identitee DXI brands; specialty ceilings under the Curvatura, Compasso, Radians, Illusions, Multiples, Runways, Barz, Planx, Mirra, Corniche, Wallforms, and Parti brands; and monolithic drywall under the Ensemble brand. Its USG Boral Building Products segment manufactures, distributes, and sells various building products and mines raw gypsum, as well as sells natural and synthetic gypsum. This segment offers products under the USG Boral Sheetrock, USG Boral NextGen, Elephant, Jayaboard, Durock, and Donn DX brands. The company distributes its products through building materials dealers, home improvement centers and other retailers, specialty wallboard distributors, and contractors. USG Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Corporate Governance

USG Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of June 1, 2018 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 6; 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.