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LG Chem, Ltd. (051910.KS)

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LG Chem, Ltd.

LG Twin Towers
128, Yeoui-daero Yeongdeungpo-gu
South Korea
82 2 3773 1114

Sector(s)Basic Materials
Full-time employees

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Hak-Cheol ShinCEO & ChairmanN/AN/A1957
Mr. Dong Seok ChaPres, CFO & DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Hyun-suk YoonHead of Investor Relations DivisionN/AN/AN/A
Seung-se ChangSr. VPN/AN/AN/A
Dong-Un LeeVP and TreasurerN/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 KRW.


LG Chem, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the petrochemicals, advanced materials, and life science businesses in South Korea, China, Asia/Oceania, the United States, Europe, and internationally. It provides petrochemical products, such as ethylene, propylene, butadiene, benzene, polyethylene, polypropylene, BPA, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, polyvinyl chloride, plasticizer, acrylic, super absorbent polymer, synthetic rubber, and special resin. The company also manufactures and sells batteries used in mobile devices, such as mobile phones and laptop PCs, and lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and ESS; and produces and sells lamps. In addition, it produces and sells IT materials in various fields, such as automotive materials, OLED films, and semiconductor materials; and display and battery materials, such as photoresist materials, OLED materials, and cathode materials, as well as water treatment RO filters. Further, the company's life science business includes medicines, such as Utropin, a human growth hormone; Zemiglo for diabetes treatment; Bustin, a cow's milk enhancer; Yvoar, a hyaluronic acid filler; and Pianker, a rice herbicide, as well as produces and sells chemical products. Additionally, it engages in the manufacture and sale of crop protection agents, fertilizers, and seeds, as well as offers facility management services. LG Chem, Ltd. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Corporate governance

LG Chem, Ltd.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 October 2023 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 1.

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.