CTS Corp., 905 W. Boulevard North, Elkhart, 46514 (www.ctscorp.com), designs, manufactures, assembles and sells electronic components and sensors. For the quarter ended March 31, 2009, the company reported a net loss of $35.7 million, or $1.06 per diluted share, on $118.1 million in revenue. That compares with net income of $6.7 million, or 18 cents per diluted share, on $172.8 million in revenue during the same period the previous year. The company’s shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol CTS. Information for Proxy Corner was taken from Bloomberg News and the company’s proxy statement dated April 23, 2009.
VALUE 5/26/09 2/21/08
Shares of common stock outstanding 33.8 million 34.9 million Market value of one common share $5.47 $9.69 Market value of common stock $184.6 million $338.2 million
GAMCO Asset Management Inc. Barclays Global Investors N.A.
Number of common shares: 4,194,283 Number of common shares: 2,504,323 Percentage of common shares: 12.44 Percentage of common shares: 7.43
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP AXA Financial Inc.
Number of common shares: 3,080,440 Number of common shares: 2235231 Percentage of common shares: 9.14 Percentage of common shares: 6.63
Total ’08 Salary Stock and All other
compensation Bonus option grants (1) pay (2) % change (3)
Vinod M. Khilnani $1,321,041 $528,846 $363,264 $407,451 -12.3% CEO and president $21,480 Donna L. Belusar $836,294 $267,067 $374,000 $195,227 n/a CFO $0 Matthew Long $317,838 $182,824 $52,841 $75,733 -12.6% treasurer $6,440 H. Tyler Buchanan $560,763 $268,671 $133,676 $145,456 -25.9% retired senior vice president $12,960 Donald R. Schroeder $759,561 $337,644 $139,970 $268,987 -12.1% executive vice president $12,960 Richard G. Cutter $522,949 $256,178 $108,829 $145,022 n/a general counsel $12,960
(1) Grant date fair value of stock and options awards, as calculated in company’s proxy statement in its grant of plan-based awards table. (2) Includes non-equity incentive plan compensation, above-market or preferential earnings on deferred compensation and all other annual compensation. (3) Percentage increase or decrease in executive’s total compensation vs. previous year.
Walter S. Catlow, 64 Michael A. Henning, 69
Occupation: Dean, Concordia University Col- Occupation: Retired lege of Business Other Directorships: Omnicom Group Inc., Number of common shares: 41,537 Landstar Systems Inc., Highlands Acquisition Previous year: 9,739 Corp. Number of common shares: 39,698 Lawrence J. Ciancia, 66 Previous year: 8,731 Occupation: Partner, Corporate Development International Inc. Vinod M. Khilnani, 56 Number of common shares: 61,921 Occupation: CEO and President of the compa- Previous year: 10,856 ny Other Directorships: Brush Engineered Materi- Thomas G. Cody, 67 als Inc. Occupation: Vice Chairman, Macy’s Inc. Number of common shares: 197,031 Other Directorships: LVCA-Vision Inc. Previous year: 0 Number of common shares: 41,167 Previous year: 8,745 Robert A. Profusek, 59 Occupation: Attorney and Head of Mergers and Patricia K. Collawn, 50 Acquisitions, Jones Day Occupation: President and COO, PNM Other Directorships: Valero Energy Corp. Resources Number of common shares: 41,167 Number of common shares: 25,307 Previous year: 10,545 Previous year: 0
Roger R. Hemminghaus, 72
Occupation: Chairman of the company Other Directorships: Tandy Brand Accessories, Inc.; Xcel Energy Inc. Number of common shares: 57,499 Previous year: 11,732
All officers and directors as a group (18 people) control 1,397,670 shares, or 4.1 percent, of the company’s common shares, which compares with 415,413 shares, or 3.7 percent, owned by 17 people the previous year.