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    American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC)

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    American Superconductor Corporation
    64 Jackson Road
    Devens, MA 01434
    United States - Map
    Phone: 978-842-3000
    Fax: 978-842-3024
    Website: http://www.amsc.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Industrial Goods
    Industry:Industrial Electrical Equipment
    Full Time Employees:303

    Business Summary 

    American Superconductor Corporation provides megawatt-scale solutions worldwide. It operates through two segments, Wind and Grid. The Wind segment designs various wind turbine systems and licenses these designs to third parties under the Windtec Solutions brand. It supplies power electronics and software-based control systems, and provides customer support services to wind turbine manufacturers. This segment’s design portfolio includes a range of drive trains and power ratings of 2 megawatts. The Grid segment provides products and services, which enable electric utilities and renewable energy project developers to connect, transmit, and distribute power under the Gridtec Solutions brand. It offers transmission planning services that identify power grid congestion, poor power quality, and other risks; grid interconnection solutions for wind farms and solar power plants, power quality systems, and transmission and distribution cable systems; resilient electric grid systems, which provide protection against the adverse effects that follow the loss of critical substation facilities in urban areas; ship protection systems that reduce a naval ship’s magnetic signature; and standalone fault current limiters, which act as surge protectors for the power grid. This segment also provides flexible alternating current transmission system, a system that consists of power electronics and other static components used for controlling power flow and voltage in the AC transmission system. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Devens, Massachusetts.

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    Corporate Governance 
    American Superconductor Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jul 1, 2014 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 10.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Daniel Patrick McGahn , 45
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    Mr. David A. Henry , 55
    Chief Financial Officer, Exec. VP and Treasurer
    Mr. James F. Maguire , 60
    Exec. VP of Operations
    Mr. Gerald Hehenberger ,
    VP of AMSC Windtec and Gen. Mang. of AMSC Windtec
    Mr. John Ulliman ,
    VP of Gov. Programs
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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