WAT - Waters Corporation

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Waters Corporation

34 Maple Street
Milford, MA 01757
United States

IndustryDiagnostics & Research
Full Time Employees7,500

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Christopher James O'ConnellPres, CEO & Chairman2.76MN/A1967
Ms. Sherry L. BuckSr. VP & CFO1.03MN/A1964
Mr. Francis S. KimSr. VP of Global Operations615.44k124.31k1967
Mr. Robert G. CarsonSr. VP of Corp. Devel.1.43MN/A1974
Dr. Michael C. HarringtonSr. VP of Global Markets919.48k3.23M1961
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.


Waters Corporation, a specialty measurement company, provides analytical workflow solutions in Asia, the Americas, and Europe. It operates through two segments, Waters and TA. The company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high and ultra-performance liquid chromatography, as well as mass spectrometry (MS) technology systems and support products, including chromatography columns, other consumable products, and post-warranty service plans. It also designs, manufactures, sells, and services thermal analysis, rheometry, and calorimetry instruments; and develops and supplies software-based products that interface with its instruments, as well as other manufacturers' instruments. Its MS technology 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. The company's offers thermal analysis, rheometry, and calorimetry instruments for use in predicting the suitability and stability of fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals, water, polymers, metals, and viscous liquids for various industrial, consumer good, and healthcare products, as well as for life science research. Its products are used by pharmaceutical, biochemical, industrial, nutritional safety, environmental, academic, and governmental customers working in research and development, quality assurance, and other laboratory applications. The company has a collaboration agreement with The Human Glycome Project, Genos, and New England Biolabs, Inc. to accelerate glycomics research by providing goods and services to glycan analysis. Waters Corporation was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Milford, Massachusetts.

Corporate Governance

Waters Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of February 3, 2020 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 7.

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.