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LG Chem, Ltd. (051910.KS)

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LG Chem, Ltd.

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128, Yeoui-daero Yeongdeungpo-gu
South Korea
82 2 3773 1114

Sector(s)Basic Materials
Full Time Employees40,234

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Hak Cheol ShinVice Chairman & CEON/AN/A1957
Mr. Dong Seok ChaExec. VP, CFO & DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Hyun-suk YoonHead of Investor Relations DivisionN/AN/AN/A
Geon-Oh KimManaging DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Geon-Joo LeeManaging DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Jae-Suk DoManaging DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Kyung-Ho MinManaging DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Dong-Un LeeVP and TreasurerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Young-Ki ParkPres of LG Chem IT&E Materials CompanyN/AN/AN/A
Lun ChaHead of Bus. StrategyN/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 KRW.


LG Chem, Ltd. engages in the petrochemicals, energy solution, advanced materials, and life sciences businesses in South Korea, China, Asia, the United States, Europe, and internationally. It provides olefin petrochemicals, including ethylene, propylene, butadiene from Naphtha, and benzene; synthetic resin and synthetic components from olefin, and aromatic petrochemicals; PE, polypropylene, bisphenol A, acrylonitrile butadiene styrenes, EP, polyvinyl chloride, plasticizers, acrylics, super absorbent polymers, synthetic rubber, and others. The company also manufactures and supplies IT and new application batteries for mobile phones and laptop computers; automotive batteries for electric vehicles; and energy storage system batteries. In addition, it manufactures and supplies various IT materials, such as polarizers, automotive materials, glass substrates, OLED films, OLED materials, battery materials and others, and RO membranes, as well as semiconductor materials, and display and battery materials for LCD photoresist. Further, the company offers human growth hormones, diabetes drugs, bovine somatotropins, vaccines, hyaluronic acid fillers, and others; fine chemical products for rice farming; diagnostic kits; and others. Additionally, it provides crop protection products, seeds, fertilizers, agricultural pesticides, and others; pharmaceutical research services; and facility management and general cleaning services. The company also manufactures and sells adhesives and electronic parts; sells pharmaceutical products; sells water processing membranes; and invests in venture companies. LG Chem, Ltd. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Corporate Governance

LG Chem, Ltd.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 31, 2019 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 2.

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.