AVX - AVX Corporation

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AVX Corporation

One AVX Boulevard
Fountain Inn, SC 29644
United States

IndustryDiversified Electronics
Full Time Employees15,100

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. John SarvisChairman, CEO & Pres1.17M30.99k1950
Mr. Michael E. HufnagelSr. VP, CFO & Treasurer554.16k14.73k1954
Mr. John LawingSr. VP & CTO796.2k44.09k1951
Mr. Evan M. SlavittSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.825.84kN/A1958
Mr. Jeff SchmersalSr. VP & COON/AN/A1969
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.


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 Electronic Components; and Interconnect, Sensing and Control Devices segments. The Electronic Components segment primarily offers surface mount and leaded ceramic capacitors, RF thick and thin film components, surface mount and leaded tantalum capacitors, surface mount and leaded film capacitors, ceramic and film power capacitors, super capacitors, EMI filters, thick and thin film packages of various electronic integrated components, varistors, thermistors, inductors, and resistive products. The Interconnect, Sensing and Control Devices segment provides automotive sensing and control devices, as well as automotive, telecom, and memory connectors. 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 October 4, 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.