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Knowles Corporation

1151 Maplewood Drive
Itasca, IL 60143
United States
630 250 5100

Full-time employees7,000

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Jeffrey S. NiewPres, CEO & Director1.67M1.06M1967
Mr. John S. AndersonSr. VP, CFO & Interim Principal Accounting Officer823.09k763.83k1963
Mr. Daniel J. GieseckeSr. VP & COO811.53k131.25k1968
Mr. Raymond D. CabreraSr. VP of HR & Chief Admin. Officer613.11k124.91k1967
Mr. Robert J. PernaSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.786.89kN/A1964
Mr. Christian U. ScherpSr. VP of Global SalesN/AN/A1966
Mr. Brian CrannellSr. VP of Corp. Devel.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Chris DuganPres of Precision DevicesN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Air A. Bastarrica Jr.VP & ControllerN/AN/A1980
Mr. Jon KiachianVP of Hearing Health TechnologiesN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2021, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Knowles Corporation offers micro-acoustic microphones and balanced armature speakers, audio solutions, high performance capacitors, and radio frequency products for the consumer electronics, medtech, defense, electric vehicle, industrial, and communications markets. It operates in two segments, Audio and Precision Devices (PD). The Audio segment designs and manufactures audio products, including microphones, balanced armature speakers, and audio processors used in applications that serve the mobile, hearing health, True Wireless Stereo, Internet of Things, and computing markets. The PD segment is involved in the design and delivery of high-performance capacitor products and RF solutions that are used in applications, such as power supplies and medical implants, satellite communications, and radar systems, as well as for communications equipment. The company sells its products directly to original equipment manufacturers and to their contract manufacturers and suppliers, as well as through distributors. It has operations in Asia, the United States, Europe, other Americas, and internationally. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois.

Corporate governance

Knowles Corporation’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 October 2022 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 2; Shareholder rights: 2; Compensation: 3.

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 10 indicates higher governance risk.