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AeroVironment, Inc. (AVAV)

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AeroVironment, Inc.

241 18th Street South
Suite 415
Arlington, VA 22202
United States
805 520 8350

IndustryAerospace & Defense
Full Time Employees1,214

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Wahid NawabiChairman, Pres & CEO878.96kN/A1969
Mr. Kevin Patrick McDonnellSr. VP & CFO476.42kN/A1962
Ms. Melissa Ann Brown J.D.VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec.426.92kN/A1977
Mr. Brian Charles ShackleyVP, Controller & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1977
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
Jonah Teeter-BalinSr. Director of Corp. Devel. & Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Dr. Thomas VaneckVP & MD of NEICN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2022 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, delivers, and supports a portfolio of robotic systems and related services for government agencies and businesses in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Tactical Missile System (TMS), Medium Unmanned Aircraft Systems (MUAS), and High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite Systems (HAPS). The company supplies UAS, TMS, unmanned ground vehicle, and related services primarily to organizations within the U.S. Department of Defense and to international allied governments. It also designs, engineers, tools, and manufactures unmanned aerial and aircraft systems, including airborne platforms, payloads and payload integration, ground control systems, and ground support equipment and other items and services related to unmanned aircraft systems. In addition, the company offers 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. Further, it develops high-altitude pseudo-satellite UAS systems. The company was incorporated in 1971 and is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

Corporate Governance

AeroVironment, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 31, 2022 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 4.

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.