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AeroVironment, Inc. (AVAV)

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AeroVironment, Inc.

900 Innovators Way
Simi Valley, CA 93065-0906
United States
805 520 8350

IndustryAerospace & Defense
Full Time Employees823

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Wahid NawabiCEO, Pres & Director1.38MN/A1969
Mr. Kevin Patrick McDonnellSr. VP & CFO485.92kN/A1962
Mr. Kenneth D. KarklinSr. VP & COO625.88kN/A1969
Ms. Melissa Ann Brown J.D.VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.594.22kN/A1977
Ms. Alison Marie RoelkeVP & Chief People Officer407.72kN/A1974
Mr. Brian Charles ShackleyVP & Controller371.89kN/A1978
Scott NewbernVP & Chief Technology OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Regine LawtonVP & Chief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Steven A. GitlinChief Marketing Officer & VP of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Rick PedigoVP of Sales & Bus. Devel.N/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 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.


AeroVironment, Inc. designs, develops, produces, supports, and operates a portfolio of products and services for government agencies and businesses. The company supplies unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and related services primarily to organizations within the U.S. Department of Defense and to international allied governments; and tactical missile systems and related services to organizations within the U.S. Government. It also provides small UAS products, including spare equipment, alternative payload modules, batteries, chargers, repair services, and customer support, as well as multiple aircraft, hand-held ground control system, and spare parts and accessories. In addition, the company develops high altitude pseudo-satellite systems for a commercial customer based in Japan. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Simi Valley, California.

Corporate Governance

AeroVironment, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 1, 2021 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 8; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 7; 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.