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Knowles Corporation (KN)

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Knowles Corporation

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

IndustryCommunication Equipment
Full-time employees7,100

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Jeffrey S. NiewPresident, CEO & Director1.31M1.45M1967
Mr. John S. AndersonSenior VP, CFO & Interim Principal Accounting Officer673.29kN/A1963
Mr. Daniel J. GieseckeSenior VP & COO657.29k321.22k1968
Mr. Raymond D. CabreraSenior VP of Human Resources & Chief Administration Officer498.35kN/A1967
Mr. Robert J. PernaSenior VP, General Counsel & Secretary659.79kN/A1964
Patton HoferVice President of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Brian CrannellSenior Vice President of Corporate DevelopmentN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Air A. Bastarrica Jr.VP & ControllerN/AN/A1980
Amounts are as of 31 December 2023, 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 capacitors, radio frequency (RF) filtering products, balanced armature speakers, micro-acoustic microphones, and audio solutions in Asia, the United States, Europe, other Americas, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Precision Devices (PD); Medtech & Specialty Audio (MSA); and Consumer MEMS Microphones (CMM). The PD segment designs and delivers film, electrolytic, and mica capacitor products for use in power supplies and medical implants; electromagnetic interference filters; and RF filtering solutions for use in satellite communications and radar systems for defense applications. The MSA segment designs and manufactures balanced armature speakers and microphones for the hearing health, audio, and True Wireless Stereo (TWS) markets. The CMM segment designs and manufactures micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) microphones and audio solutions used in applications that serve the ear, mobile, TWS, Internet of Things, computing, and smartphones markets. The company serves the defense, medtech, electric vehicle, industrial, communications, and consumer electronics markets through original equipment manufacturers, their contract manufacturers, suppliers, sales representatives, and distributors. Knowles Corporation was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois.

Corporate governance

Knowles Corporation’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 June 2024 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 4; Board: 1; Shareholder rights: 2; Compensation: 2.

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.