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Mercer International Inc. (MERC)

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Mercer International Inc.

700 West Pender Street
Suite 1120
Vancouver, BC V6C 1G8
604 684 1099

Sector(s)Basic Materials
IndustryPaper & Paper Products
Full-time employees3,508

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Juan Carlos BuenoCEO, President & Director1.63MN/A1968
Mr. Jimmy S. H. Lee B.Sc.Chairman Emeritus1.01MN/A1957
Mr. Richard George ShortCFO & Secretary604.9kN/A1968
Mr. Adolf KoppensteinerChief Operating Officer763.11kN/A1962
Mr. Guy ArguinChief Human Resources Officer720.77kN/A1965
Mr. Alistair SkeyChief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Shahed TootoonianVice President of Corporate DevelopmentN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Wolfram RidderSenior Vice President of Innovation & Government Relations651.31kN/A1962
Mr. Leonhard NossolManaging Director of Mercer Celgar453.79kN/A1958
Mr. Brian MerwinSenior Vice President of Mass TimberN/AN/A1974
Amounts are as of 31 December 2023, 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.


Mercer International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) and northern bleached hardwood kraft (NBHK) pulp worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Pulp and Solid Wood. It manufactures, sells, and distributes pulp, electricity, and chemicals through pulp mills. The company also manufactures, distributes, and sells lumber, cross-laminated timber, finger joint lumber, glue-laminated timber, wood pallets, electricity, biofuels, and wood residuals. In addition, it generates and sells green energy produced from biomass cogeneration power plant to third party. Further, it produces and sells NBSK pulp manufactured from softwood; green energy using carbon-neutral biofuels, such as black liquor and wood waste; tall oil from black liquor for use as a chemical additive and green energy source; bio extractives and biomaterials, including lignin, turpentine, cellulose filaments, and sandalwood oil; and biofuels; as well as provides transportation and logistics services. The company sells its pulp to pulp markets, integrated paper and paperboard manufacturers; and lumber products to distributors, construction firms, secondary manufacturers, retail yards, and home centers. Mercer International Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Corporate governance

Mercer International Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 May 2024 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 3; Shareholder rights: 3; 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.