KEM - KEMET Corporation

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KEMET Corporation

One East Broward Boulevard 2nd Floor
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
United States

IndustryElectronic Components
Full Time Employees14,350

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. William M. Lowe Jr.CEO & DirectorN/AN/A1953
Mr. Ronald James AssafSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.N/AN/A1960
Mr. Charles C. Meeks Jr.Exec. VP of Solid Capacitors-TantalumN/AN/A1961
Mr. Shigenori OyamaExec. VP of Magnetics, Sensors & Actuators630.3kN/A1957
Mr. Gregory C. ThompsonExec. VP & CFON/AN/A1956
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.


KEMET Corporation manufactures and sells passive electronic components under the KEMET brand worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Solid Capacitors; Film and Electrolytic; and Electro-Magnetic, Sensors, and Actuators. It offers tantalum, aluminum polymer, and ceramic capacitors; film, paper, and wet aluminum electrolytic capacitors; electromagnetic interference filters; and electro-magnetic compatible materials and devices, piezo materials and actuators, and various types of sensors. The company serves electronics original equipment manufacturers, electronics manufacturing services providers, and distributors in various industries, including automotive, communications, computer-related, industrial, consumer, military/aerospace, and alternative energy. It sells its products through direct sales force and independent sales representatives. KEMET Corporation was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Corporate Governance

KEMET Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 1, 2019 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; 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.