GNTX - Gentex Corporation

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Gentex Corporation

600 North Centennial Street
Zeeland, MI 49464
United States

SectorConsumer Cyclical
IndustryAuto Parts
Full Time Employees5,707

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Steven R. DowningPres & CEO1.23MN/A1978
Mr. Kevin C. NashVP of Fin., CFO, Treasurer & Chief Accounting Officer636.69k77.44k1975
Mr. Neil BoehmCTO & VP of Engineering585.57k56.98k1972
Mr. Scott RyanVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.585.79k52.31k1981
Mr. Matthew ChiodoVP of Sales582.8k55.89k1965
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 USD.


Gentex Corporation provides digital vision, connected car, dimmable glass, and fire protection products worldwide. It designs, develops, manufactures, and markets 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, tier one automotive mirror manufacturers, and various aftermarket and accessory customers. The company also manufactures and sells variable dimmable windows to aircraft manufacturers and airline operators. In addition, it provides photoelectric smoke detectors and alarms, electrochemical carbon monoxide detectors and alarms, audible and visual signaling 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 October 4, 2019 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 2.

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.