Cognex Management

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

4.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Rob Willett (54 yo)

11.75yrs

Tenure

US$10,534,520

Compensation

Mr. Robert J. Willett, also known as Rob, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Cognex Corporation, since March 16, 2011. Mr. Willett has been President of Cognex Corporation since January 2010. He overs...


CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Rob Willett's remuneration changed compared to Cognex's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Oct 02 2022n/an/a

US$214m

Jul 03 2022n/an/a

US$259m

Apr 03 2022n/an/a

US$277m

Dec 31 2021US$11mUS$651k

US$280m

Oct 03 2021n/an/a

US$296m

Jul 04 2021n/an/a

US$304m

Apr 04 2021n/an/a

US$226m

Dec 31 2020US$4mUS$173k

US$176m

Sep 27 2020n/an/a

US$187m

Jun 28 2020n/an/a

US$141m

Mar 29 2020n/an/a

US$191m

Dec 31 2019US$4mUS$376k

US$204m

Sep 29 2019n/an/a

US$169m

Jun 30 2019n/an/a

US$208m

Mar 31 2019n/an/a

US$215m

Dec 31 2018US$3mUS$376k

US$219m

Sep 30 2018n/an/a

US$146m

Jul 01 2018n/an/a

US$168m

Apr 01 2018n/an/a

US$168m

Dec 31 2017US$4mUS$376k

US$177m

Oct 01 2017n/an/a

US$243m

Jul 02 2017n/an/a

US$194m

Apr 02 2017n/an/a

US$180m

Dec 31 2016US$2mUS$376k

US$144m

Compensation vs Market: Rob's total compensation ($USD10.53M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD8.10M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Rob's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Willett
CEO, President & Executive Director13yrsUS$10.53m0.0018%
$ 168.0k
Robert Shillman
Founder42yrsUS$216.05k3.27%
$ 300.6m
Paul Todgham
Senior VP of Finance & CFO2.83yrsUS$2.38m0.0064%
$ 588.6k
Sheila DiPalma
Executive VP of Employee Services and Corporate Officer & Chief Culture Officer5.25yrsUS$722.25k0%
$ 0
Carl Gerst
Executive Vice President of Vision2.25yrsUS$762.15k0%
$ 0
Joerg Kuechen
Senior VP of Advanced Vision Technology & CTO1yrno data0.00041%
$ 37.6k
Susan Conway
Senior Director of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Todd Keebaug
Vice President of Legal Servicesno datano datano data
Robin Pratt
Corporate Communications Contractorno datano datano data
Didier Lacroix
Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales & Marketingno datano datano data
E. McGarry
Senior Vice President of Research & Developmentno datano datano data
Kris Nelson
Senior Vice President of Sales - Americasno datano datano data

4.0yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: CGNX's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Willett
CEO, President & Executive Director11.75yrsUS$10.53m0.0018%
$ 168.0k
Robert Shillman
Founder1.67yrsUS$216.05k3.27%
$ 300.6m
Anthony Sun
Chairman & Lead Independent Director41yrsUS$367.85k0.18%
$ 16.3m
Patrick Alias
Non-Executive Director22yrsUS$537.35k0%
$ 0
Marjorie Sennett
Independent Director1.17yrsUS$74.12k0.000060%
$ 5.5k
Sachin Lawande
Independent Director2yrsUS$325.18k0.00035%
$ 32.1k
Theodor Krantz
Independent Director15.67yrsUS$341.78k0.021%
$ 1.9m
John T. Lee
Director0.67yrno datano data
Dianne Parrotte
Independent Director4.75yrsUS$321.64k0.0021%
$ 191.9k

4.8yrs

Average Tenure

70.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CGNX's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).