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Waters Corporation (WAT)

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Waters Corporation

34 Maple Street
Milford, MA 01757
United States

IndustryMedical Instruments & Supplies
Full Time Employees6,899

Key Executives

Mr. Christopher James O'ConnellChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director2.29MN/A50
Dr. Michael C. HarringtonSr. VP of Global Markets804.27k1.41M56
Dr. Rohit Khanna Ph.D.Sr. VP of Applied Technology644.95k1.02M59
Mr. Ian S. KingSr. VP of Instrument Technology624.5k811.84k60
Mr. Eugene G. CassisSr. Advisor818.36k6.27M60
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.


Waters Corporation operates as an analytical instrument manufacturer in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Waters and TA. It designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products, including chromatography columns, other consumable products, and comprehensive post-warranty service plans. The company also designs, manufactures, sells, and services thermal analysis, rheometry, and calorimetry instruments; and develops and supplies software-based products, as well as other suppliers’ instruments. Its instruments are used in drug discovery and development comprising clinical trial testing, the analysis of proteins in disease processes, nutritional safety analysis, and environmental testing. In addition, the company offers thermal analysis, rheometry, and calorimetry instruments, which are used in predicting the suitability of fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals, water, polymers, and viscous liquids for uses in various industrial, consumer goods, and healthcare products, as well as for life science research. Its products are used by pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, nutritional safety, environmental, academic, and governmental customers working in research and development, quality assurance, and other laboratory applications. Waters Corporation was founded in 1958 and is based in Milford, Massachusetts.

Corporate Governance

Waters Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 1, 2017 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 6.

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.