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Wacker Chemie AG (WKCMF)

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Wacker Chemie AG

Hanns-Seidel-Platz 4
Munich 81737
49 89 6279 0

Sector(s)Basic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full-time employees14,345

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Dr. Christian HartelCEO, Pres & Member of Exec. Board1.21MN/A1971
Dr. Tobias OhlerCFO & Member of the Exec. Board1.45MN/A1971
Mr. Auguste WillemsMember of Exec. Board1.56MN/A1956
Ms. Angela WorlHead of Human Resource, Personnel Director & Member of Exec. BoardN/AN/A1967
Mr. Rainald HagenhuesHead of Corp. Accounting & TaxN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Joerg Hoffmann C.F.A.Head of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Goetz NeumannHead of Legal AffairsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Jörg HettmannHead of Corp. CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Dr. Thomas KoiniHead of Sales & DistributionN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Volker RadiusHead of Corp. EngineeringN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2020, 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.


Wacker Chemie AG provides chemical products worldwide. It operates through four divisions: Wacker Silicones, Wacker Polymers, Wacker Biosolutions, and Wacker Polysilicon. The Wacker Silicones division offers silanes, siloxanes, silicone fluids, silicone emulsions, silicone elastomers, silicone resins, and pyrogenic silicas for use in construction, electronics, automotive, personal care, paint, and coating solutions. The Wacker Polymers division provides binders and polymeric additives, such as dispersible polymer powder and vinyl acetate-ethylene dispersions, which are used in construction, paper, adhesive, paint, coating, and basic chemical industries. The Wacker Biosolutions division offers customized biotech and catalog products for fine chemicals, such as pharmaceutical proteins, vaccines, cyclodextrins, cysteine, polyvinyl acetate solid resins, and acetylacetone for pharmaceutical actives, food additives, and agrochemicals. The Wacker Polysilicon division produces hyperpure polysilicon for use in semiconductor and solar sectors. The company was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany. Wacker Chemie AG is a subsidiary of Dr. Alexander Wacker Familiengesellschaft mbH.

Corporate governance

Wacker Chemie AG’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 July 2021 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 8; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 3.

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.