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    Gentex Corp. (GNTX)

    16.43 Up 0.07(0.43%) May 27, 4:00PM EDT
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    Gentex Corp.
    600 North Centennial Street
    Zeeland, MI 49464
    United States - Map
    Phone: 616-772-1800
    Fax: 616-772-7348
    Website: http://www.gentex.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Consumer Goods
    Industry:Auto Parts
    Full Time Employees:4,757

    Business Summary 

    Gentex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and electronics for the automotive industry; dimmable aircraft windows for the aviation industry; and commercial smoke alarms and signaling devices for the fire protection industry worldwide. It offers automotive products, including interior and exterior electrochromic automatic-dimming rearview mirrors, automotive electronics, and interior and exterior non-automatic-dimming rearview mirrors with electronic features for automotive passenger cars, light trucks, pick-up trucks, sport utility vehicles, and vans for original equipment manufacturers, tier one automotive mirror manufacturers, and various aftermarket and accessory customers. The company also provides photoelectric smoke detectors and alarms, audible and visual signaling alarms, electrochemical carbon monoxide detectors and alarms, and bells and speakers for use in fire detection systems in office buildings, hotels, and other commercial and residential establishments. Gentex Corporation sells its fire protection products directly, as well as through sales managers and manufacturer representative organizations to fire protection and security product distributors, electrical wholesale houses, and original equipment manufacturers of fire protection systems. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Gentex Corp.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2016 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 7.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Fred T. Bauer , 73
    Founder, Exec. Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
    Mr. Steven R. Downing , 38
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
    Mr. Kevin C. Nash , 41
    Chief Accounting Officer and VP of Accounting
    Mr. Scott Ryan , 35
    Assistant Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.
    Mr. Joseph E. Matthews IV, 47
    VP of Purchasing
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 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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