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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
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full-time employees7,682

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Ricardo Ramos RodríguezChief Executive OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Gerardo Illanes G.CFO & VP of FinanceN/AN/AN/A
Irina AxenovaHead of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Gonzalo Aguirre T.VP of Legal & General CounselN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Ana Maria MunozRisk, Compliance & Internal Audit ManagerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Carlos Diaz OrtizExecutive Vice President of LithiumN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Pablo C. AltimirasExecutive Vice President of Nitrates IodineN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Jose Miguel Berguno C.Senior Vice President of Corporate ServicesN/AN/AN/A
Felipe SmithCommercial Manager of Iodine Lithium & Industrial ChemicalsN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of , 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.


Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. produces and distributes specialty plant nutrients, iodine derivatives, lithium 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. 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, as well as ingredient in manufacturing of gunpowder. 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, including corn, rice, sugar, soybean, and wheat; industrial chemicals, including sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate, potassium chloride, and solar salts; and other fertilizers and blends. The company operates in Chile, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, North America, Asia, and internationally. The company was founded in 1960 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 10 indicates higher governance risk.