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Albemarle Corporation (ALB)


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Albemarle Corporation

4350 Congress Street
Suite 700
Charlotte, NC 28209
United States
980-299-5700
http://www.albemarle.com

SectorBasic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees5,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Luther C. Kissam IVChairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres3.14M3.04M52
Mr. Scott A. TozierChief Financial Officer and Exec. VP1.42MN/A51
Mr. Donald J. Labauve Jr.Chief Accounting Officer, VP and Corp. Controller540.81kN/A50
Ms. Karen G. NarwoldChief Admin. Officer, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.2.42M439.84k57
Mr. Matthew K. JuneauExec. VP of Corp. Strategy & Investor Relations1.15M595.45k56
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

Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals worldwide. The company offers lithium compounds, including lithium carbonate, lithium hydroxide, lithium chloride, and lithium specialties and reagents for applications in lithium batteries, high performance greases, thermoplastic elastomers for car tires, rubber soles and plastic bottles, catalysts for chemical reactions, organic synthesis processes, life science, pharmaceutical, and other markets; cesium products for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries; and zirconium, barium, and titanium products for pyrotechnical applications. It also manufactures cesium products for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries; and zirconium, barium, and titanium products for various pyrotechnical applications, including airbag igniters; and performance catalyst solutions, such as polymer catalysts, curatives, organometallics, and electronic materials for polyolefin polymers, packaging, non-packaging, films, injection molding, alpha-olefins, electronic materials, solar cells, polyurethanes, epoxies, and other engineered resins markets. In addition, the company offers bromine and bromine-based solutions for fire safety, chemical synthesis, mercury control, water purification, beef and poultry processing, and various other industrial applications, as well as for the oil and gas well drilling, and completion fluids applications. Further, Albemarle Corporation provides clean fuels technologies, which is primarily composed of hydroprocessing catalysts; and heavy oil upgrading, which is primarily composed of fluidized catalytic cracking catalysts and additives for application in the refining industry. It serves petroleum refining, consumer electronics, energy storage, construction, automotive, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, crop protection, food safety, and custom chemistry services markets. Albemarle Corporation was founded in 1994 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Corporate Governance

Albemarle Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of June 2, 2017 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 3.

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.