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A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS)

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A. O. Smith Corporation

11270 West Park Place
Suite 170 PO Box 245008
Milwaukee, WI 53224-9508
United States
414 359 4000

IndustrySpecialty Industrial Machinery
Full Time Employees15,100

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Kevin J. WheelerChairman, Pres, & CEO1.93MN/A1960
Mr. Charles T. LauberExec. VP & CFO828.7kN/A1963
Mr. James F. SternExec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.1.09MN/A1963
Mr. Mark A. PetrarcaSr. VP of HR & Public Affairs891.01kN/A1964
Mr. Paul R. DanaSr. VP of Global OperationsN/AN/A1963
Mr. Robert J. HeidemanSr. VP & CTON/AN/A1967
Ms. S. Melissa ScheppeleSr. VP & Chief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Patricia K. AckermanSr. VP of Investor Relations, Corp. Responsibility & Sustainability and TreasurerN/AN/A1961
Mr. Daniel L. KempkenSr. VP of Corp. Devel. & StrategyN/AN/A1973
Mr. Wallace E. GoodwinSr. VPN/AN/A1956
Amounts are as of December 31, 2019 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.


A. O. Smith Corporation manufactures and markets residential and commercial gas and electric water heaters, boilers, tanks, and water treatment products in North America, China, Europe, and India. It operates through two segments, North America and Rest of World. The company offers water heaters for residences, restaurants, hotels and motels, office buildings, laundries, car washes, and small businesses; residential and commercial boilers for space heating applications in hospitals, schools, hotels, and other commercial buildings; and water treatment products, including on-the-go filtration bottles, point-of-use carbon and reverse osmosis products, point-of-entry water softeners, and whole-home water filtration products for residences, restaurants, hotels, and offices. It also provides food and beverage filtration products; expansion tanks, commercial solar water heating systems, swimming pool and spa heaters, and related products and parts; and heat pumps, combi-boilers, solar tank units, and air purification products. The company offers its products primarily under the A. O. Smith, State, Lochinvar, and water softener brands. It distributes its products through independent wholesale plumbing distributors, as well as through retail channels consisting of hardware and home center chains, and manufacturer representative firms; and offers Aquasana branded products directly to consumers through e-commerce, as well as other online retailers. The company was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Corporate Governance

A. O. Smith Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 6, 2020 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 5.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.