AVX - AVX Corporation

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AVX Corporation

One AVX Boulevard
Fountain Inn, SC 29644
United States

IndustryElectronic Components
Full Time Employees14,920

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. John SarvisChairman, CEO & PresN/AN/A1950
Mr. Evan M. SlavittSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.645.93kN/A1958
Mr. Peter VenutoSr. VP of Corp. Devel.705.69k50.69k1953
Mr. Michael E. HufnagelSr. VP, CFO & TreasurerN/AN/A1954
Mr. Jeff SchmersalSr. VP & COON/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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.


AVX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, supplies, and resells various electronic components, interconnect devices, sensing and control devices, and related products worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Electronic Components; Interconnect, Sensing and Control Devices; and Kyocera Electronic Devices Resale. The Electronic Components segment primarily offers surface mount and leaded ceramic, film, and tantalum capacitors; RF thick and thin film components; ceramic and film power capacitors; super capacitors; EMI filters; thick and thin film packages of multiple integrated components; varistors; thermistors; inductors; resistive products; and passive and active electronic antennas. The Interconnect, Sensing and Control Devices segment manufactures and resells electronic connectors, interconnect systems, and sensing and control devices for use in various industries. The Kyocera Electronic Devices Resale segment distributes and sells ceramic capacitors, RF modules, frequency control devices, SAW devices, sensor products, actuators, acoustic devices, and connectors produced by Kyocera Corporation of Japan. The company serves various industries, such as telecommunications, information technology hardware, automotive electronics, medical devices and instrumentation, industrial instrumentation, transportation, energy harvesting, defense and aerospace electronic systems, and consumer electronics industries. It markets its products through its direct sales force and independent manufacturers' representatives to multi-national original equipment manufacturers, independent electronic component distributors, and electronic manufacturing service providers. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Fountain Inn, South Carolina. AVX Corporation is a subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation.

Corporate Governance

AVX Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of March 1, 2019 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 6.

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.