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KLA Corporation (KLAC)

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KLA Corporation

One Technology Drive
Milpitas, CA 95035
United States
408 875 3000

IndustrySemiconductor Equipment & Materials
Full-time employees15,000

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Richard P. WallacePresident, CEO & Executive Director3.15MN/A1960
Mr. Bren D. HigginsExecutive VP & CFO1.55MN/A1970
Mr. Ahmad A. KhanPresident of Semiconductor Process Control1.6MN/A1974
Mr. Brian W. LorigExecutive Vice President of Global Support & Services1.01MN/A1974
Mr. Oreste DonzellaExecutive Vice President of Electronics, Packaging & Components1.88MN/A1966
Mr. Virendra A. KirloskarSenior VP & Chief Accounting Officer455.18k3.04k1963
Dr. Ben Bin-Ming TsaiCTO & Executive VP of Corporate Alliances998.02kN/A1959
Mr. Kevin M. Kessel C.F.A.Vice President of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Mary Beth WilkinsonExecutive VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary1.38MN/A1973
Ms. Randi PolanichSenior VP & Chief Communications OfficerN/AN/AN/A
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.


KLA Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control, process-enabling, and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related electronics industries worldwide. It operates through three segments: Semiconductor Process Control; Specialty Semiconductor Process; and PCB, Display and Component Inspection. The company offers inspection and review tools to identify, locate, characterize, review, and analyze defects on various surfaces of patterned and unpatterned wafers; metrology systems that are used to measure pattern dimensions, film thickness, film stress, layer-to-layer alignment, pattern placement, surface topography, and electro-optical properties for wafers; Wafer defect inspection, review, and metrology systems; reticle inspection and metrology systems; chemical process control equipment; wired and wireless sensor wafers and reticles; and semiconductor software solutions that provide run-time process control, defect excursion identification, process corrections, and defect classification to accelerate yield learning rates and reduce production risk. It also provides etch, plasma dicing, deposition, and other wafer processing technologies and solutions for the semiconductor and microelectronics industry. In addition, the company offers direct imaging, inspection, optical shaping, inkjet and additive printing, UV laser drilling and computer-aided manufacturing and engineering solutions for the PCB market; inspection and electrical testing systems to identify and classify defects, as well as systems to repair defects for the display market; and inspection and metrology systems for quality control and yield improvement in advanced and traditional semiconductor packaging markets. The company was formerly known as KLA-Tencor Corporation and changed its name to KLA Corporation in July 2019. KLA Corporation was incorporated in 1975 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.

Corporate governance

KLA Corporation’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 May 2024 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 6; Board: 3; Shareholder rights: 5; Compensation: 5.

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.