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Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM)

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Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A.

El Trovador 4285
6th Floor Las Condes
56 22 425 2000

Sector(s)Basic Materials
Full Time Employees5,507

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Ricardo Ramos RodríguezChief Exec. OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Gerardo G. IllanesCFO & VP of Corp. Fin.N/AN/AN/A
Kelly O'BrienHead of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Gonzalo T. AguirreGen. CounselN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Francisco V. SanchezRisk Management & Compliance OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Natalia G. PizarroSr. Vice-Pres of People & PerformanceN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Carlos O. DiazSr. VP of Operations Potassium LithiumN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Pablo C. AltimirasSr. VP Bus., Lithium & IodineN/AN/AN/A
Mr. José Miguel C. BerguñoSr. VP Nitrate Iodine OperationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Frank BiotSr. VP of Nitrate & Potassium Bus.N/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 USD.


Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. produces and distributes specialty plant nutrients, iodine and its derivatives, lithium and its derivatives, potassium chloride and sulfate, industrial chemicals, and other products and services. The company offers specialty plant nutrients, including potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate, sodium potassium nitrate, specialty blends, and other specialty fertilizers for crops, such as vegetables, fruits, and flowers under the Ultrasol, Qrop, Speedfol, and Allganic brands. It also provides iodine and its derivatives for use in medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, and industrial applications comprising x-ray contrast media, polarizing films for LCD and LED, antiseptics, biocides and disinfectants, pharmaceutical synthesis, electronics, pigments, and dye components. In addition, the company offers lithium carbonates for various applications that include electrochemical materials for batteries, frits for the ceramic and enamel industries, heat-resistant glass, air conditioning chemicals, continuous casting powder for steel extrusion, primary aluminum smelting process, pharmaceuticals, and lithium derivatives. Further, it supplies lithium hydroxide for the lubricating greases industry, as well as cathodes for batteries. Additionally, it offers potassium chloride and potassium sulfate for various crops; industrial chemicals, including sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate, potassium chloride, and solar salts under the QSodiumNitrate, QPotassiumNitrate, and QPotassiumChloride brands; and other fertilizers and blends. The company sells its products through representative offices and distributors in Chile, North America, Europe, Central and South America, Asia, and internationally. Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.

Corporate Governance

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of N/A is N/A. The pillar scores are Audit: N/A; Board: N/A; Shareholder Rights: N/A; Compensation: N/A.

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.