Corporate Governance

At Albemarle, we have always believed in the importance of applying good corporate governance and ethical, sound business practices to ensure the proper management of our business.

We do so because we believe that being a leader in corporate governance ultimately benefits Albemarle shareholders and the greater global community. From Albemarle’s Board of Directors to executive management and employees throughout the world, our people diligently conduct themselves according to Albemarle’s Code of Conduct.

Albemarle Team Leaders
Albemarle Board of Directors – photographed July 2018: pictured left to right – Alejandro D. Wolff, Diarmuid B. O’Connell, William H. Hernandez, J. Kent Masters, Harriett Tee Taggart, Luther C. Kissam, IV, Douglas L. Maine, Dean L. Seavers, Gerald A. Steiner, James J. O’Brien, Laurie Brlas

Albemarle's Board of Directors are elected by its shareholders to oversee management and to act in the best interests of the company and its shareholders.

Integrity and ethical behavior are core values of Albemarle. The company's Board of Directors, officers and employees reflect these principles in their conduct of the company's business. The Board is responsible to provide the best example of these values and should reinforce their importance at appropriate times.

Audit & Finance Executive Compensation
Nominating &
Governance Committee
Capital Investment
Health, Safety &
Environment Committee
Inside Directors

*Luther C. Kissam, IV

Outside Directors

Laurie Brlas

William H. Hernandez


Douglas L. Maine

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**J. Kent Masters

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James J. O'Brien

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Diarmuid B. O'Connell

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Dean L. Seavers

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Gerald A. Steiner

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Harriett Tee Taggart

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Alejandro D. Wolff

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* Chairman of the Board

** Lead Independent Director