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Business Summary
Logo K+S AG
K&S AG is a Germany-based salt producer and potash provider. The Company operates through three segments: Salt, Potash and Magnesium, and Complementary Activities. The Salt segment encompasses the production and marketing of food grade salt, industrial salt and salt for chemical use, de-icing salt and sodium chloride brine. The Potash and Magnesium segment combines the production and marketing of potash fertilizers and fertilizer specialties, as well as potash and magnesium compounds for technical, industrial and pharmaceutical applications. The Complementary Activities segment bundles together recycling activities, waste disposal and reutilization in potash and rock salt mines and CATSAN and THOMAS granulation, as well as logistics services through K+S Transport GmbH and trading in different basic chemicals through Chemische Fabrik Kalk GmbH.

Number of employees : 14 732 people.
Sales per Business
Operating Unit Europe+2 428.1099.8%
EUR in Million
Sales per region
Europe1 048.8025.8%971.4039.9% -7.38%
Germany586.8014.4%528.7021.7% -9.9%
Asia347.508.5%413.0017% +18.85%
South America531.7013.1%305.6012.6% -42.52%
Africa, Oceania102.902.5%123.305.1% +19.83%
North America335.008.2%90.103.7% -73.1%
United States1 118.0027.5%---
EUR in Million
Name Title Age Since
Burkhard Lohr, Dr. Chairman-Executive Board 57 2017
Thorsten Boeckers Chief Financial Officer 45 2017
Holger Riemensperger Chief Operating Officer 50 2021
Philip Freiherr von dem Bussche Independent Member-Supervisory Board 70 2015
Andreas Kreimeyer, Dr. Chairman-Supervisory Board 65 2017
Thomas Kölbl Independent Member-Supervisory Board 58 2017
Elke Eller, Dr. Independent Member-Supervisory Board - 2018
Gerd Grimmig Independent Member-Supervisory Board 67 2018
Rainier van Roessel, Dr. Independent Member-Supervisory Board 64 2020
Dirk Neumann Head-Investor Relations - -
Members of the board
Name Title Age Since
Andreas Kreimeyer, Dr. Chairman-Supervisory Board 65 2017
Jella Susanne Benner-Heinacher Member-Supervisory Board 60 2003
Ralf Becker Vice Chairman-Supervisory Board 55 2018
Axel Hartmann Member-Supervisory Board 62 2013
Philip Freiherr von dem Bussche Independent Member-Supervisory Board 70 2015
Michael Knackmuß Member-Supervisory Board 45 2014
Gerd Kübler Member-Supervisory Board 53 2016
Anke Roehr Member-Supervisory Board 56 2016
Thomas Kölbl Independent Member-Supervisory Board 58 2017
Petra Adolph Member-Supervisory Board 56 2018
Vote QuantityFree-FloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Stock A 1 191,400,000 191,400,000 100.0% 0 0.0% 100.0%
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP 6,672,734 3.49%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 5,149,780 2.69%
DWS Investment GmbH 2,789,941 1.46%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 2,360,766 1.23%
Credit Suisse Asset Management (Schweiz) AG 2,183,518 1.14%
DJE Kapital AG 1,572,934 0.82%
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. 1,539,054 0.80%
Liontrust Investment Partners LLP 1,280,690 0.67%
Norges Bank Investment Management 1,263,929 0.66%
Principal Global Investors LLC 1,252,224 0.65%
Company contact information
Bertha-von-Suttner-Strasse 7
Kassel, Nordrhein-Westfalen 34131

Phone : +49.561.9301.1100
Fax : +49.561.9301.2425
Web : http://www.k-plus-s.com
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