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Gentex Corporation (GNTX)

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Gentex Corporation

600 North Centennial Street
Zeeland, MI 49464
United States
616 772 1800
http://www.gentex.com

Sector(s)Consumer Cyclical
IndustryAuto Parts
Full Time Employees5,303

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Steven R. DowningPres, CEO & Director1.69M893k1978
Mr. Kevin C. NashVP of Fin., CFO, Treasurer & Chief Accounting Officer820.37k201.59k1975
Mr. Neil BoehmCTO & VP of Engineering805.52k241.37k1972
Mr. Scott RyanVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.703.42kN/A1981
Mr. Matthew ChiodoVP of Sales & Exec. Officer777.18kN/A1965
Mr. Fred T. BauerFounder, Chairman Emeritus & AdvisorN/AN/A1943
Mr. Paul V. FlynnVP of OperationsN/AN/A1965
Mr. Josh O'BerskiDirector of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Joseph E. Matthews IVVP of Purchasing & Diversity OfficerN/AN/A1969
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.

Description

Gentex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and supplies digital vision, connected car, dimmable glass, and fire protection products in the United States, Germany, Japan, Mexico, and internationally. It operates through Automotive Products and Other segments. The company offers automotive products, including interior and exterior electrochromic automatic-dimming rearview mirrors, automotive electronics, and non-automatic-dimming rearview mirrors for automotive passenger cars, light trucks, pick-up trucks, sport utility vehicles, and vans for original equipment manufacturers, automotive suppliers, and various aftermarket and accessory customers. It also provides variable dimmable windows to aircraft manufacturers and airline operators. In addition, the company offers photoelectric smoke detectors and alarms, electrochemical carbon monoxide alarms and detectors, audible and visual signaling appliances, and bells and speakers used in fire detection systems in office buildings, hotels, and other commercial and residential establishments, as well as researches and develops nanofiber chemical sensing products. Gentex Corporation sells its fire protection products directly, as well as through sales managers and manufacturer representative organizations to fire protection and security product distributors, electrical wholesale houses, and original equipment manufacturers of fire protection systems. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan.

Corporate Governance

Gentex Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 30, 2021 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 1.

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.