VHI - Valhi, Inc.

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Valhi, Inc.

5430 LBJ Freeway
Suite 1700
Dallas, TX 75240
United States

SectorBasic Materials
Full Time Employees2,766

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Robert D. GrahamVice Chairman, Pres & CEO5.77MN/A1956
Mr. Andrew B. NaceExec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.2.39MN/A1965
Ms. Kelly D. LuttmerExec. VP & Chief Tax Officer3.91MN/A1964
Ms. Courtney J. RileyExec. VP of Environmental Affairs939kN/A1966
Mr. James W. BrownSr. VP & CFON/AN/A1957
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.


Valhi, Inc. engages in the chemicals, component products, and real estate management and development businesses worldwide. The company's Chemicals segment produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments (TiO2), which are white inorganic pigments used in various applications by paint, plastics, decorative laminate, and paper manufacturers. It offers TiO2 under the KRONOS name through agents and distributors. This segment also offers ilmenite, a raw material used directly as a feedstock by sulfate-process TiO2 plants; iron-based chemicals; and titanium oxychloride and titanyl sulfate. The company's Component Products segment manufactures mechanical and electrical cabinet locks, and other locking mechanisms for use in ignition systems, mailboxes, file cabinets, desk drawers, tool storage cabinets, vending and gaming machines, medical cabinetry security, electronic circuit panels, storage compartments, and gas station security applications. It also provides stainless steel exhaust components, gauges, throttle controls, wake enhancement systems, trim tabs, and related hardware and accessories primarily for performance and ski/wakeboard boats. The company's Real Estate Management and Development segment offers utility services to industrial and municipal customers; owns real properties; and develops land holdings for commercial, industrial, and residential purposes. Valhi, Inc. also provides insurance brokerage and risk management services; and holds marketable securities and other investments. The company is based in Dallas, Texas. Valhi, Inc. is a subsidiary of Contran Corporation.

Corporate Governance

Valhi, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 29, 2019 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 4; 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.