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U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA)


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U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.

8490 Progress Drive
Suite 300
Frederick, MD 21701
United States
301-682-0600
http://www.ussilica.com

SectorBasic Materials
IndustryIndustrial Metals & Minerals
Full Time Employees1,404

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Bryan A. ShinnChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director1.99MN/A55
Mr. Donald A. MerrilChief Financial Officer and Exec. VP914.33k626.25k53
Mr. Michael L. WinklerChief Operating Officer and Exec. VP1.24M1.78M52
Mr. Bradford B. CasperChief Commercial Officer and Exec. VP878.17k465.6k42
Mr. John Paul BlanchardSr. VP and Pres of Industrial & Specialty Products685.46kN/A43
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

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; and resin coated proppants, 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; and fine ground silica for use in premium paints, specialty coatings, sealants, silicone rubber, and epoxies. In addition, it offers other industrial mineral products, such as aplite, a mineral used to produce container glass and insulation fiberglass; and adsorbent made from a mixture of silica and magnesium for preparative and analytical chromatography applications. The company serves oil and gas recovery markets; and industrial end markets with customers involved in the production of glass, building products, foundry products, chemicals, and fillers and extenders. The company, formerly known as GGC USS Holdings, Inc., was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Frederick, Maryland.

Corporate Governance

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 1, 2017 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 3; 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.