GNTX - Gentex Corporation

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Delayed Price. Currency in USD

Gentex Corporation

600 North Centennial Street
Zeeland, MI 49464
United States

SectorConsumer Goods
IndustryAuto Parts
Full Time Employees5,315

Key Executives

Mr. Fred T. BauerFounder, Exec. Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer985.39k1.87M74
Mr. Steven R. DowningPres, COO, Interim CFO & Treasurer635.43k45.31k39
Mr. Kevin C. NashChief Accounting Officer and VP of Accounting406.37k65.39k42
Mr. Scott RyanAssistant Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.389.87k13.38k36
Mr. Joseph E. Matthews IVVP of Purchasing279.36k26.85k48
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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.


Gentex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and electronics for the automotive industry; dimmable aircraft windows for the aviation industry; and commercial smoke alarms and signaling devices for the fire protection industry worldwide. It offers automotive products, including interior and exterior electrochromic automatic-dimming rearview mirrors, automotive electronics, and interior and exterior non-automatic-dimming rearview mirrors with electronic features for automotive passenger cars, light trucks, pick-up trucks, sport utility vehicles, and vans for original equipment manufacturers, tier one automotive mirror manufacturers, and various aftermarket and accessory customers. The company also provides photoelectric smoke detectors and alarms, audible and visual signaling alarms, photoelectric smoke detectors and electrochemical carbon monoxide alarms, electrochemical carbon monoxide detectors and alarms, and bells and speakers for use in fire detection systems in office buildings, hotels, and other commercial and residential establishments. 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 November 1, 2017 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 4.

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.