CGNX - Cognex Corporation

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Cognex Corporation

One Vision Drive
Natick, MA 01760
United States
508-650-3000
http://www.cognex.com

SectorTechnology
IndustryScientific & Technical Instruments
Full Time Employees1,771

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Robert J. WillettCEO, Pres & Exec. Director1.17M33.88M1968
Mr. John J. CurranSr. VP of Fin. & Admin., Treasurer and CFO543.52k866.9k1966
Mr. Richard A. MorinSr. VP & Sec.149.15kN/A1950
Ms. Sheila DiPalmaSr. VP of Corp. Employee Services & Corp. Officer388.94k1.49M1967
Dr. Robert J. ShillmanFounder, Exec. Chairman & Chief Culture OfficerN/AN/A1947
Amounts are as of December 31, 2017 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.

Description

Cognex Corporation provides machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information in order to automate tasks primarily in manufacturing processes worldwide. The company offers machine vision products, which are used to automate the manufacturing and tracking of discrete items, such as mobile phones, aspirin bottles, and automobile tires by locating, identifying, inspecting, and measuring them during the manufacturing or distribution process. Its products include VisionPro, a software suite that provides various vision tools for programming; displacement sensors with vision software for use in 3D application; In-Sight vision systems that perform various vision tasks, including part location, identification, measurement, assembly verification, and robotic guidance; In-Sight vision sensors; ID products, including DataMan barcode readers and barcode verifiers, as well as vision-enabled mobile terminals for industrial barcode reading applications; and barcode scanning software development kits. The company sells its products to customers in the consumer electronics and automotive industries, and semiconductor and electronics capital equipment markets through direct sales force, as well as through a network of distributors and integrators. Cognex Corporation was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts.

Corporate Governance

Cognex Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of December 1, 2018 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 9; 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.