KEM - KEMET Corporation

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KEMET Corporation

2835 Kemet Way
Simpsonville, SC 29681
United States

IndustryElectronic Components
Full Time Employees14,900

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Hon. Per-Olof LoofCEO & Director2.66MN/A1951
Mr. William M. Lowe Jr.Exec. VP & CFO1.32MN/A1953
Mr. Ronald James AssafSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.709.98k58.02k1960
Mr. Claudio LolliniSr. VP of Global Sales & Marketing775.3kN/A1980
Mr. Charles C. Meeks Jr.Exec. VP of Solid Capacitor Bus. Group983.08kN/A1961
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.


KEMET Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells passive electronic components under the KEMET brand worldwide and the TOKIN brand in Japan and Korea. The company operates through three segments: Solid Capacitors; Film and Electrolytics; and Electro-magnetic, Sensors & Actuators. It offers tantalum, aluminum polymer, and ceramic capacitors; film, paper, and electrolytic capacitors; and electro magnetically compatible materials and components, piezo materials and actuators, and various types of sensors. The company offers its products to various industries, including automotive, communications, computer-related, industrial, consumer, military/aerospace/marine, medical, and alternative energy industries. KEMET Corporation sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, electronics manufacturing services providers, and electronics distributors. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Simpsonville, South Carolina.

Corporate Governance

KEMET Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 1, 2018 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 4; 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.