CGZ.F - Cognex Corporation

Frankfurt - Frankfurt Delayed Price. Currency in EUR

Cognex Corporation

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

SectorTechnology
IndustryScientific & Technical Instruments
Full Time Employees2,124

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. Robert J. ShillmanFounder, Exec. Chairman & Chief Culture Officer15.99kN/A1947
Mr. Robert J. WillettCEO, Pres & Exec. Director562.11kN/A1968
Ms. Sheila M DiPalma CPASr. VP of Corp. Employee Services & Corp. Officer343.8kN/A1967
Ms. Laura Ann MacDonaldPrincipal Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, VP & ControllerN/AN/A1969
Ms. Susan ConwaySr. Director of Investor RelationsN/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 EUR.

Description

Cognex Corporation provides machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information in order to automate tasks primarily in manufacturing processes worldwide. It provides machine vision products, which are used to automate the manufacture and tracking of discrete items, including mobile phones, aspirin bottles, and automobile tires by locating, identifying, inspecting, and measuring them during the manufacturing or distribution process. The company offers VisionPro software, a suite of patented vision tools for advanced programming; Cognex Designer that allows customers to build vision applications with a graphical flowchart-based programming environment; and Cognex ViDi, a deep learning-based image analysis software. It also provides general-purpose vision systems for vision tasks, including part location, identification, measurement, assembly verification, and robotic guidance; and vision sensors for vision applications, such as checking the presence and size of parts comprising In-Sight product line of vision systems and a range of 3D vision systems. In addition, the company offers ID products comprising DataMan image-based barcode readers and barcode verifiers, as well as vision-enabled mobile terminals for industrial barcode reading applications. It 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. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts.

Corporate Governance

Cognex Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 29, 2019 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 7; 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.