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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

Sector(s)Basic Materials
IndustryPaper & Paper Products
Full-time employees3,320

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Jimmy S. H. Lee B.Sc.Exec. Chairman1.32MN/A1957
Mr. Juan Carlos BuenoCEO, Pres & Director1.36MN/A1968
Mr. Adolf KoppensteinerChief Operating Officer928.96kN/A1962
Mr. Guy ArguinChief HR Officer846.36kN/A1965
Mr. Richard George ShortCFO & Sec.N/AN/A1968
Mr. Alistair SkeyChief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Shahed TootoonianVP of Corp. Devel.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Wolfram RidderSr. VP of Innovation & Gov. RelationsN/AN/A1962
Mr. Brian MerwinSr. VP of Mass TimberN/AN/A1974
Dr. Carsten MerforthChief Operating Officer of Wood ProductsN/AN/A1967
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.


Mercer International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp in Europe, the United States, Asia, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Pulp and Wood Products. It also generates and sells green energy produced from biomass cogeneration power plant to third party utilities. In addition, the company manufactures, distributes, and sells lumber and other wood residuals. Further, it produces NBSK pulp primarily from wood chips, pulp logs, and sawlogs; carbon neutral or green energy using carbon-neutral bio-fuels, such as black liquor and wood waste; and tall oil for use as a chemical additive and green energy source. The company sells its pulp to tissue, specialty paper, and printing and writing paper, and other 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 28 September 2023 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 8; Board: 4; 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.