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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 employees2,375

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Jimmy S. H. Lee B.Sc.Exec. Chairman1.16MN/A1957
Mr. David M. Gandossi F.C.A., FCPAPres, CEO & Director1.25MN/A1958
Mr. David K. UreExec. VP, CFO & Sec.618.2kN/A1967
Mr. Adolf KoppensteinerChief Operating Officer720.09kN/A1961
Mr. Christoph Grewe-FranzeChief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Brian MerwinVP of Corp. Devel.N/AN/A1974
Mr. Leonhard NossolCo-Managing Director of Mercer Rosenthal & Group Controller for EuropeN/AN/A1958
Ms. Genevieve StannusVP & TreasurerN/AN/A1970
Mr. Richard George ShortVP & ControllerN/AN/A1968
Mr. André ListemannManaging Director of Mercer StendalN/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.


Mercer International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp in Europe, the United States, Asia, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Pulp and Wood Products. The company also generates and sells green energy produced from biomass cogeneration power plant to third party utilities. In addition, it manufactures, distributes, and sells lumber and other wood residuals. Further, the company 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. It 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. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Corporate governance

Mercer International Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 26 September 2021 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 4; Shareholder rights: 2; Compensation: 2.

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.