AVAV - AeroVironment, Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Delayed Price. Currency in USD

AeroVironment, Inc.

800 Royal Oaks Drive
Suite 210
Monrovia, CA 91016
United States
626-357-9983
http://www.avinc.com

SectorIndustrial Goods
IndustryAerospace/Defense Products & Services
Full Time Employees661

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Wahid NawabiChief Exec. Officer, Pres & Director887.81kN/A49
Ms. Teresa CovingtonSr. VP & CFO407.74kN/A55
Kirk FlittieVP & GM of Unmanned Aircraft Systems427.58k228.2k56
Mr. Kenneth D. KarklinVP & GM of Efficient Energy Systems331.36kN/A49
Mr. Steven A. GitlinVP of Marketing Strategy, Communications and Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
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.

Description

AeroVironment, Inc. designs, develops, produces, supports, and operates unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and efficient energy systems (EES) in the United States and internationally. The company offers small UAS products to deliver intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; and communications, such as real-time tactical reconnaissance, tracking, combat assessment, and geographic data to the small tactical unit or individual operator. Its small UAS wirelessly transmit critical live video and other information to a hand-held ground control unit enabling the operator to view and capture images; ground control systems allow the operator to control the aircraft; and tactical missile systems designed to be reusable for various flights and to be recovered through an autonomous landing feature that enables a controlled descent to a designated location. The company also provides spare equipment, alternative payload modules, batteries, and chargers; repair, refurbishment and replacement, training, and customer support services to small UAS; turnkey information solutions; and engineering services. In addition, it offers electric vehicle charging systems, services, and related solutions for plug-in passenger vehicles; PosiCharge industrial electric vehicle charging systems for electric material handling vehicles and airport ground support equipment; and power cycling and test systems for developers and manufacturers of electric vehicles, as well as battery packs, electric motors, and fuel cells. The company sells EES products directly through sales force; and through retailers, resellers, industrial battery and lift-truck dealers, and distributors and representatives. It serves the U.S. Department of Defense, including the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Special Operations Command, Air Force, and Navy, as well as commercial, consumer, and government customers. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Monrovia, California.

Corporate Governance

AeroVironment, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of January 1, 2018 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 4.

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.