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Ashland Inc. (ASH)

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Ashland Inc.

8145 Blazer Drive
Wilmington, DE 19808
United States
302 995 3000

Sector(s)Basic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full-time employees3,900

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Guillermo NovoChairman & CEO3.5MN/A1962
Mr. John Kevin WillisSr. VP & CFO1.63M678.34k1965
Dr. Osama M. Musa Ph.D.Sr. VP & CTO1.2M104.5k1969
Mr. Min S. ChongSr. VP and GM of Personal Care & Specialty Additives933.35kN/A1972
Mr. Ashok S. KalyanaSr. VP and GM of Life Sciences & Intermediates842.24kN/A1973
Mr. Karl R. BostaphSr. VP of OperationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Eric N. BoniVP of Fin. & Principal Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1969
Seth A. MrozekDirector of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Robin E. LampkinSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Andrew BeerVP of Marketing & Bus. Devel.N/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2022, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Ashland Inc. provides additives and specialty ingredients worldwide. It operates through Life Sciences, Personal Care, Specialty Additives, and Intermediates segments. The Life Sciences segment offers pharmaceutical solutions, including controlled release polymers, disintegrants, tablet coatings, thickeners, solubilizers, and tablet binders; nutrition solutions, such as thickeners, stabilizers, emulsifiers, and additives; and nutraceutical solutions comprising products for weight management, joint comfort, stomach and intestinal health, sports nutrition, and general wellness, as well as custom formulation, toll processing, and particle engineering solutions. The Personal Care segment provides a range of nature-based, biodegradable, and performance ingredients; solutions for toothpastes, mouth washes and rinses, denture cleaning, and care for teeth; and household supplies nature-derived rheology ingredients, biodegradable surface wetting agents, performance encapsulates, and specialty polymers. The Specialty Additives segment offers rheology modifiers, foam control agents, surfactants and wetting agents, pH neutralizers, advanced ceramics used in catalytic converters, environmental filters, ingredients for the manufacturing of ceramic capacitors, plasma display panels and solar cells, ingredients for textile printing, thermoplastic metals, and alloys for welding. The Intermediates segment produces 1,4 butanediol and related derivatives, including n-methylpyrrolidone. It offers its products to customers in a range of consumer and industrial markets, such as architectural coatings, construction, energy, food and beverage, nutraceuticals, personal care, and pharmaceutical. The company was formerly known as Ashland Global Holdings Inc. and changed its name to Ashland Inc. in August 2022. Ashland Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware.

Corporate governance

Ashland Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 September 2023 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 3; Shareholder rights: 3; 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 10 indicates higher governance risk.