With our products, we ensure the supply of essential goods
The products and services of K+S are crucial for supplying the population in the fields of medicine, pharmaceuticals, food production, agriculture and animal feed. By using our underground caverns, we also contribute to an orderly waste management system.
Increased revenues and EBITDA - 2021 forecast raised
In an interview, Dr. Burkhard Lohr, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of K+S, talks about the development of business in the first quarter as well as the outlook for 2021.
Q1/2021: Good start into the new year
K+S significantly increased revenues and EBITDA in the first quarter compared to the prior-year period. Winter weather conditions, especially in Europe, resulted in an above-average increase in sales volumes of de-icing salt. Improved conditions in agriculture also resulted in higher sales volumes of fertilizers.
Closing executed: K+S completes the sale of Americas salt business to Stone Canyon
K+S today completed the divestment of the Americas Operating Unit with the full receipt of the sales price of approximately 2.6 billion euros.
Holger Riemensperger appointed as new member of the Board of Executive Directors
The Supervisory Board of K+S Aktiengesellschaft has appointed Mr. Holger Riemensperger (51) to the Board of Executive Directors of the Company. As of April 1, 2021, he will assume responsibility as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the management and further development of the Agriculture and Industry+ customer segments, and the Production and Engineering, Supply Chain as well as Health, Safety, Sustainability, Quality & Management System functions at K+S.
K+S Aktiengesellschaft: K+S obtains unqualified audit opinion for the consolidated financial statements as of December 31, 2020
Following the presentation of the consolidated financial statements as of December 31, 2020 by the Board of Executive Directors, the Company's auditor, Deloitte GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Hanover, today issued an unqualified audit opinion on the 2020 consolidated financial statements.
Focus on four business segments
K+S's business is focused on four segments: agriculture, industry, consumers, and communities. The same applies in all segments: The customer is the focus of our activities.
We strive for sustainability, because we acknowledge our responsibility to the people, the environment, the communities, and the economy in the regions in which we operate.