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Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS)

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Brooks Automation, Inc.

15 Elizabeth Drive
Chelmsford, MA 01824
United States
978 262 2400

IndustrySemiconductor Equipment & Materials
Full Time Employees3,200

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. Stephen S. SchwartzCEO, Pres & Director1.42MN/A1959
Mr. Lindon G. RobertsonExec. VP & CFO1MN/A1962
Mr. Jason W. JosephSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.586.54kN/A1971
Dr. Guojuan Liao Ph.D.Pres of Life Sciences Services713.92kN/A1965
Mr. David E. JarzynkaPres of Semiconductor Solutions Group770.35kN/A1968
Mr. David F. PietrantoniVP of Fin., Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1973
Mr. John E. O'BrienVP of Corp. Devel.N/AN/A1970
Mr. William T. MontoneSr. VP of HRN/AN/A1952
Mr. J. Robert WoodwardSr. VP of Quality & EngineeringN/AN/AN/A
Mr. David C. Gray Ph.D.Sr. VP and Chief Strategy & New Bus. OfficerN/AN/A1966
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.


Brooks Automation, Inc. provides manufacturing automation solutions for the semiconductor industry, and life science sample-based services and solutions for the life sciences market worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group, Brooks Life Sciences Services, and Brooks Life Sciences Products. The Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group segment offers wafer automation and contamination controls solutions and services. Its products include atmospheric and vacuum robots, robotic modules, and tool automation systems that offer precision handling and clean wafer environments; and automated cleaning and inspection systems for wafer carriers, reticle pod cleaners, and stockers. It also offers repair and refurbishment, diagnostics, and installation services, as well as spare parts and productivity enhancement upgrade services. The Brooks Life Sciences Services segment provides gene sequencing and gene synthesis services, including next generation sequencing, sanger sequencing, gene synthesis, bioinformatics, and good laboratory practices regulatory services; on-site and off-site sample storage, cold chain logistics, sample transport and collection relocation, bio-processing solutions, disaster recovery, and business continuity, as well as project management and consulting services; and sample intelligence software solutions and integration of customer technology. The Brooks Life Sciences Products segment offers automated cold storage systems; consumables, such as various formats of racks, tubes, caps, plates, and foils used for the storage and handling of samples in cold storage environments; and instruments used for labeling, bar coding, capping, de-capping, auditing, sealing, peeling, and piercing tubes and plates. The company serves semiconductor capital equipment and life sciences sample management markets in approximately 50 countries. Brooks Automation, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.

Corporate Governance

Brooks Automation, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 30, 2021 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 3.

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.