|Mr. Kevin M. Fogarty||Pres, CEO & Director||1.78M||4.87M||1966|
|Christopher H. Russell||VP & Chief Accounting Officer||447.83k||N/A||1966|
|Mr. James Leo Simmons||Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.||760.13k||N/A||1966|
|Dr. Holger R. Jung||Sr. VP & Pres of Polymer Segment||623.63k||N/A||1963|
|Mr. Marcello C. Boldrini||Sr. VP & Chemical Segment Pres||596.53k||N/A||1962|
Kraton Corporation manufactures and sells styrenic block copolymers and other engineered polymers in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It operates in two segments, Polymer and Chemical. The Polymer segment offers performance products, including styrene-butadiene-styrene and styrene-isoprene-styrene; and specialty polymers, such as hydrogenated styrenic block copolymers, as well as isoprene rubber and isoprene rubber latex for use in medical and personal care products, adhesives, tackifiers, paints, and coatings. The Chemical segment provides pine-based specialty products that include rosin-based tackifiers for packaging and pressure-sensitive adhesive applications; terpene-based tackifiers for bookbinding, hygiene, and pressure-sensitive adhesive applications; alpha-methyl-styrene (AMS) resins for bookbinding and pressure-sensitive adhesive applications; and hot melt polyamides for flexible packaging. It also provides rosin-based binders for the thermoplastic pavement marking submarket; tall oil fatty acids; tall oil rosin; distilled tall oil; and tall oil pitch; and produces insoluble maleic-based tackifiers, as well as bitumen additives. In addition, this segment offers terpene-based tread enhancement resins and AMS-based tread enhancement additives; dimer acids and terpene fractions for fuel additives, oilfield chemicals, mining fluids, coatings, metalworking fluids, and lubricants The company sells its products through various channels, including direct sales force, marketing representatives, and distributors under the Kraton and Cariflex brands. The company was formerly known as Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. and changed its name to Kraton Corporation in September 2016. Kraton Corporation is based in Houston, Texas.
Kraton Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 4, 2019 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 1.