Gerard G.  Colella net worth and biography

Gerard Colella Biography and Net Worth

Director of MKS Instruments
Gerald G. Colella is appointed as Chairman of the Board of MKS Instruments, Inc., effective May 2020. Mr. Colella has served as our Chief Executive Officer since January 2014. Additionally, he served as our President from February 2013 to May 2018. He served as our Chief Operating Officer from January 2010 until December 2013 (additionally serving as Vice President until his promotion to President in February 2013). He served as our Vice President and Chief Business Officer from April 2005 until January 2010. In addition, Mr. Colella also served as our Acting Group Vice President, PRG Products, from July 2007 to March 2010. From October 1997 to April 2005, he served as our Vice President, Global Business and Service Operations; from March 1996 to October 1997, he served as our Director of Materials Planning and Logistics; and from 1994 to 1996, he served as our Materials Planning and Logistics Manager. Mr. Colella joined MKS in 1983. He holds a B.A. in Secondary Education from the University of Massachusetts and an M.B.A. from Southern New Hampshire University. Mr. Colella’s 35 years of experience within the Company gives him particularly deep insight into our organization.

What is Gerard G. Colella's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Gerard G. Colella is at least $8.19 million as of February 9th, 2024. Mr. Colella owns 68,017 shares of MKS Instruments stock worth more than $8,194,688 as of April 16th. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Colella may own. Learn More about Gerard G. Colella's net worth.

How do I contact Gerard G. Colella?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Colella and other MKS Instruments executives is 2 TECH DRIVE SUITE 201, ANDOVER MA, 01810. MKS Instruments can also be reached via phone at (978) 645-5500 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on Gerard G. Colella's contact information.

Has Gerard G. Colella been buying or selling shares of MKS Instruments?

Gerard G. Colella has not been actively trading shares of MKS Instruments in the last ninety days. Most recently, Gerard G. Colella sold 10,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, February 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $120.00, for a transaction totalling $1,200,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 68,017 shares of the company's stock, valued at $8,162,040. Learn More on Gerard G. Colella's trading history.

Who are MKS Instruments' active insiders?

MKS Instruments' insider roster includes Seth Bagshaw (CFO), Kathleen Burke (EVP), Gerard Colella (Director), David Henry (SVP), Jacqueline Moloney (Director), Elizabeth Mora (Director), and Eric Taranto (SVP). Learn More on MKS Instruments' active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of MKS Instruments?

In the last year, MKS Instruments insiders bought shares 1 times. They purchased a total of 2,500 shares worth more than $170,850.00. In the last year, insiders at the scientific and technical instruments company sold shares 16 times. They sold a total of 2,108,789 shares worth more than $184,307,366.98. The most recent insider tranaction occured on April, 1st when Director Elizabeth Mora sold 250 shares worth more than $33,250.00. Insiders at MKS Instruments own 0.5% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at MKS Instruments.

Information on this page was last updated on 4/1/2024.

Gerard G. Colella Insider Trading History at MKS Instruments

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
2/9/2024Sell10,000$120.00$1,200,000.0068,017View SEC Filing Icon  
1/22/2024Sell10,000$110.00$1,100,000.0078,017View SEC Filing Icon  
8/31/2023Sell10,000$100.01$1,000,100.0088,017View SEC Filing Icon  
11/4/2021Sell3,000$155.16$465,480.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/3/2020Sell6,000$128.37$770,220.001,990View SEC Filing Icon  
5/1/2020Sell5,000$96.55$482,750.002View SEC Filing Icon  
10/28/2019Sell5,000$111.03$555,150.00View SEC Filing Icon  
6/11/2019Sell5,000$75.82$379,100.00View SEC Filing Icon  
5/1/2018Sell10,000$101.92$1,019,200.0042,294View SEC Filing Icon  
1/12/2018Sell10,000$96.30$963,000.005,025View SEC Filing Icon  
12/14/2017Sell5,000$95.26$476,300.005,025View SEC Filing Icon  
5/19/2017Sell2,500$79.30$198,250.005,025View SEC Filing Icon  
4/3/2017Sell10,000$68.61$686,100.0063,797View SEC Filing Icon  
11/16/2016Sell2,500$55.86$139,650.0035,400View SEC Filing Icon  
9/13/2016Sell5,000$47.11$235,550.0037,900View SEC Filing Icon  
8/1/2016Sell5,000$45.71$228,550.0042,900View SEC Filing Icon  
3/24/2016Sell10,000$35.75$357,500.0047,900View SEC Filing Icon  
4/27/2015Sell5,000$36.08$180,400.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/17/2015Sell6,000$35.30$211,800.00View SEC Filing Icon  
10/23/2014Sell3,000$35.00$105,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
6/5/2014Sell3,000$29.50$88,500.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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Gerard G. Colella Buying and Selling Activity at MKS Instruments

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MKS Instruments Company Overview

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MKS Instruments, Inc. provides foundational technology solutions to semiconductor manufacturing, electronics and packaging, and specialty industrial applications in the United States, Germany, China, South Korea, and internationally. It operates through Vacuum Solutions Division (VSD), Photonics Solutions Division (PSD), and Material Solutions Division (MSD) segments. The VSD segment provides foundational technology solutions, including pressure measurement and control, flow measurement and control, gas and vapor delivery, gas composition analysis, electronic control technology, reactive gas generation and delivery, power generation and delivery, and vacuum technology. The PSD segment offers range of solutions, which include lasers, beam measurement and profiling, precision motion control, vibration isolation systems, photonics instruments, temperature sensing, opto-mechanical components, optical elements, systems for flexible PCB laser processing, and laser-based systems, as well as high density interconnect PCB and package manufacturing. The MSD segment develops, process, and manufactures technologies comprising advanced surface modification, electroless and electrolytic plating, and surface finishing for chemistry, equipment, software, and services markets, as well as high-technology applications. In addition, the company sells its products and services through direct sales, network of independent distributors, and sales representatives, as well as websites, including product catalogs. The company was incorporated in 1961 and is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts.
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Today's Range

Now: $120.48
Low: $118.23
High: $120.98

50 Day Range

MA: $124.53
Low: $108.04
High: $133.36

2 Week Range

Now: $120.48
Low: $63.44
High: $135.51


536,169 shs

Average Volume

639,179 shs

Market Capitalization

$8.08 billion

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