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Coherent, Inc.

5100 Patrick Henry Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054
United States

IndustryScientific & Technical Instruments
Full Time Employees

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. John R. AmbroseoPres, CEO & DirectorN/AN/A1961
Mr. Kevin S. PalatnikExec. VP & CFO1.08MN/A1958
Mr. Bret M. DiMarcoExec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.N/AN/A1968
Mr. Paul F. SechristExec. VP of Worldwide Sales & ServicesN/AN/A1959
Dr. Mark S. SobeyExec. VP & GM of OEM Laser SourcesN/AN/A1960
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.


Coherent, Inc. provides lasers and laser-based technology in a range of scientific, commercial, and industrial applications worldwide. It operates through two segments, Specialty Lasers and Systems, and Commercial Lasers and Components. The company designs, manufactures, services, and markets lasers, laser tools, precision optics, and related accessories. Its products are used in markets, such as microelectronics, materials processing, original equipment manufacturer components and instrumentation, and scientific research and government programs. The company markets its products through a direct sales force in the United States, as well as through direct sales personnel and independent representatives internationally. Coherent Inc. was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Corporate Governance

Coherent, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of November 1, 2018 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 1; 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.