Nishan J.  Vartanian net worth and biography

Nishan Vartanian Biography and Net Worth

CEO of MSA Safety

Nishan J. Vartanian is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of MSA Safety, Inc., a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures. He joined the company in 1985 as a sales representative, and was appointed as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer in May 2018. Over his 35-year career with the company, he has served in a variety of roles of increased responsibility. Mr. Vartanian serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Trustees for Manufacturers Alliances, the Board of Trustees for the International Associates of Firefighters (IAFF) Foundation, and the Board of Trustees of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development (ACCD), chairing the Infrastructure Committee.

In 2010, Mr. Vartanian led MSA’s integration of California-based General Monitors, the company’s largest acquisition. From August 2013 to May 2015, Mr. Vartanian served as President of MSA North America, overseeing MSA’s largest business segment. In May 2015, he was named Senior Vice President and President, MSA Americas, assuming responsibility for MSA’s business in North America, Mexico and Latin America. In May 2020, Mr. Vartanian was elected Chairman of the Board, becoming just the sixth Chairman in MSA’s 106 year history. He became an MSA director in 2017. Mr. Vartanian earned his Bachelor’s degree in Management from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

What is Nishan J. Vartanian's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Nishan J. Vartanian is at least $10.50 million as of May 2nd, 2024. Mr. Vartanian owns 56,800 shares of MSA Safety stock worth more than $10,497,208 as of June 20th. This net worth estimate does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Vartanian may own. Learn More about Nishan J. Vartanian's net worth.

How do I contact Nishan J. Vartanian?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Vartanian and other MSA Safety executives is 1000 CRANBERRY WOODS DRIVE, CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP PA, 16066. MSA Safety can also be reached via phone at (724) 776-8600 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on Nishan J. Vartanian's contact information.

Has Nishan J. Vartanian been buying or selling shares of MSA Safety?

During the last quarter, Nishan J. Vartanian has sold $2,038,190.00 of MSA Safety stock. Most recently, Nishan J. Vartanian sold 11,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $185.29, for a transaction totalling $2,038,190.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 56,800 shares of the company's stock, valued at $10,524,472. Learn More on Nishan J. Vartanian's trading history.

Who are MSA Safety's active insiders?

MSA Safety's insider roster includes Steven Blanco, Sr. (VP), Robert Bruggeworth (Director), Jonathan Buck (CAO), Kenneth Krause (CFO), William Lambert (Director), Bob Leenen (VP), Rebecca Roberts (Director), Sandra Rogers (Director), John Ryan, III (Director), and Nishan Vartanian (CEO). Learn More on MSA Safety's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of MSA Safety?

In the last twelve months, insiders at the industrial products company sold shares 7 times. They sold a total of 18,426 shares worth more than $3,401,840.79. The most recent insider tranaction occured on May, 2nd when CEO Nishan J Vartanian sold 11,000 shares worth more than $2,038,190.00. Insiders at MSA Safety own 6.1% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at MSA Safety.

Information on this page was last updated on 5/2/2024.

Nishan J. Vartanian Insider Trading History at MSA Safety

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
5/2/2024Sell11,000$185.29$2,038,190.0056,800View SEC Filing Icon  
3/12/2024Sell4,099$185.75$761,389.2567,800View SEC Filing Icon  
6/9/2023Sell2,500$149.00$372,500.0037,047View SEC Filing Icon  
6/2/2023Sell12,500$142.73$1,784,125.0039,547View SEC Filing Icon  
3/1/2021Sell5,000$165.25$826,250.0038,091View SEC Filing Icon  
2/23/2021Sell1,500$170.58$255,870.0039,591View SEC Filing Icon  
11/16/2020Sell16,357$141.12$2,308,299.8451,825View SEC Filing Icon  
3/13/2018Sell7,000$83.49$584,430.0025,260View SEC Filing Icon  
10/31/2017Sell705$79.46$56,019.3032,160View SEC Filing Icon  
5/5/2017Sell4,940$79.39$392,186.6025,274View SEC Filing Icon  
4/28/2017Sell2,500$79.25$198,125.0022,143View SEC Filing Icon  
3/8/2017Sell3,516$71.14$250,128.2425,945View SEC Filing Icon  
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Nishan J. Vartanian Buying and Selling Activity at MSA Safety

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MSA Safety Company Overview

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MSA Safety Incorporated develops, manufactures, and supplies safety products and technology solutions that protect people and facility infrastructures in the fire service, energy, utility, construction, and industrial manufacturing applications, as well as heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration industries worldwide. The company's core product offerings include fixed gas and flame detection systems, such as gas detection monitoring systems, and flame detectors and open-path infrared gas detectors; breathing apparatus products, including self-contained breathing apparatus; hand-held portable gas detection instruments to detect the presence or absence of various gases in the air; industrial head protection products; firefighter helmets and protective apparel; and fall protection equipment, such as confined space equipment, harnesses, lanyards, and self-retracting lifelines, as well as engineered systems. In addition, the company offers air-purifying respirators, eye and face protection products, ballistic helmets, and gas masks. It serves distributors and end-users through indirect and direct sales channels. The company offers its products under the V-Gard, Cairns, and Gallet brand names. MSA Safety Incorporated was founded in 1914 and is based in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania.
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