AeroVironment Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

4.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Wahid Nawabi (53 yo)

6.5yrs

Tenure

US$3,524,268

Compensation

Mr. Wahid Nawabi has been the Chief Executive Officer at AeroVironment, Inc. since May 2, 2016 and serves as its President since January 16, 2016 and also serves as its Chairman of the Board since Septembe...


CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Wahid Nawabi's remuneration changed compared to AeroVironment's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Jul 30 2022n/an/a

US$1m

Apr 30 2022US$4mUS$822k

-US$4m

Jan 29 2022n/an/a

-US$500k

Oct 30 2021n/an/a

-US$299k

Jul 31 2021n/an/a

-US$730k

Apr 30 2021US$3mUS$632k

US$23m

Jan 30 2021n/an/a

US$30m

Oct 31 2020n/an/a

US$29m

Aug 01 2020n/an/a

US$34m

Apr 30 2020US$3mUS$607k

US$41m

Jan 25 2020n/an/a

US$30m

Oct 26 2019n/an/a

US$39m

Jul 27 2019n/an/a

US$39m

Apr 30 2019US$2mUS$624k

US$42m

Jan 26 2019n/an/a

US$55m

Oct 27 2018n/an/a

US$46m

Jul 28 2018n/an/a

US$46m

Apr 30 2018US$2mUS$535k

US$22m

Jan 27 2018n/an/a

US$37m

Oct 28 2017n/an/a

US$36m

Jul 29 2017n/an/a

US$24m

Apr 30 2017US$888kUS$511k

US$18m

Jan 28 2017n/an/a

-US$13m

Oct 29 2016n/an/a

-US$4m

Jul 30 2016n/an/a

US$4m

Apr 30 2016US$2mUS$358k

US$15m

Compensation vs Market: Wahid's total compensation ($USD3.52M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.55M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Wahid's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Wahid Nawabi
Chairman of the Board6.83yrsUS$3.52m0.32%
$ 7.2m
Kevin McDonnell
Senior VP & CFO2.75yrsUS$1.61m0.055%
$ 1.2m
Melissa Brown
VP, General Counsel7.58yrsUS$950.88k0.055%
$ 1.2m
Brian Shackley
VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer4.92yrsUS$550.84k0.014%
$ 311.1k
Scott Newbern
VP & Chief Technology Officerno datano datano data
Regine Lawton
VP & Chief Information Officer2.5yrsno datano data
Steven Gitlin
Chief Marketing Officer & VP of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Rick Pedigo
Vice President of Sales & Business Developmentno datano datano data
Jonah Teeter-Balin
Senior Director of Corporate Development & Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Thomas Vaneck
VP & MD of NEIC3.58yrsno datano data
John Burkholder
Senior Counselno datano datano data

4.3yrs

Average Tenure

49yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: AVAV's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Wahid Nawabi
Chairman of the Board6.5yrsUS$3.52m0.32%
$ 7.2m
Stephen Page
Independent Director9.58yrsUS$207.43k0.14%
$ 3.2m
Catharine Merigold
Independent Director7.33yrsUS$208.43k0.090%
$ 2.0m
Edward Muller
Lead Independent Director9.83yrsUS$231.93k0.12%
$ 2.8m
Charles Burbage
Independent Director9.83yrsUS$209.93k0.19%
$ 4.4m
Cindy Lewis
Independent Director1.25yrsUS$230.81k0.014%
$ 315.6k

8.5yrs

Average Tenure

68yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AVAV's board of directors are considered experienced (8.5 years average tenure).