Aart J.  de Geus net worth and biography

Aart de Geus Biography and Net Worth

CEO of Synopsys
Dr. Aart J. de Geus Ph.D. serves as Chairman of the Board, Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Dr. de Geus co-founded Synopsys and has served as Chairman of our Board of Directors since February 1998 and Chief Executive Officer since January 1994. He has served as co-Chief Executive Officer with Dr. Chi-Foon Chan since May 2012. Since the inception of Synopsys in December 1986, Dr. de Geus has held a variety of positions, including President, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Senior Vice President of Marketing. He has served as a director since 1986, and has served as Chairman of our Board from 1986 to 1992 and again from 1998 until present. Dr. de Geus has also served on the board of directors of Applied Materials, Inc. since July 2007. As a co-founder of Synopsys, Dr. de Geus has led Synopsys for over 33 years, and is considered a pioneer in the electronic design automation (referred to as EDA in this Proxy Statement) industry. Dr. de Geus brings to our Board a unique and thorough understanding of our business, industry and culture.

What is Aart J. de Geus' net worth?

The estimated net worth of Aart J. de Geus is at least $54.35 million as of June 21st, 2023. Dr. de Geus owns 94,421 shares of Synopsys stock worth more than $54,353,449 as of February 24th. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other investments that Dr. de Geus may own. Additionally, Dr. de Geus receives a salary of $3,140,000.00 as CEO at Synopsys. Learn More about Aart J. de Geus' net worth.

How old is Aart J. de Geus?

Dr. de Geus is currently 70 years old. There are 5 older executives and no younger executives at Synopsys. Learn More on Aart J. de Geus' age.

What is Aart J. de Geus' salary?

As the CEO of Synopsys, Inc., Dr. de Geus earns $3,140,000.00 per year. Learn More on Aart J. de Geus' salary.

How do I contact Aart J. de Geus?

The corporate mailing address for Dr. de Geus and other Synopsys executives is 690 EAST MIDDLEFIELD ROAD, MOUNTAIN VIEW CA, 94043. Synopsys can also be reached via phone at (650) 584-5000 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on Aart J. de Geus' contact information.

Has Aart J. de Geus been buying or selling shares of Synopsys?

Aart J. de Geus has not been actively trading shares of Synopsys during the last quarter. Most recently, Geus Aart De sold 40,839 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $428.18, for a transaction totalling $17,486,443.02. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 94,421 shares of the company's stock, valued at $40,429,183.78. Learn More on Aart J. de Geus' trading history.

Who are Synopsys' active insiders?

Synopsys' insider roster includes Janice Chaffin (Director), Chi-Foon Chan (CEO), Bruce Chizen (Director), Aart de Geus (CEO), Sassine Ghazi (COO), Mercedes Johnson (Director), Sudhindra Kankanwadi (CAO), Joseph Logan (Insider), Richard Mahoney (CRO), Chrysostomos Nikias (Director), Trac Pham (CFO), John Runkel, Jr. (Insider), Roy Vallee (Director), and Steven Walske (Director). Learn More on Synopsys' active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Synopsys?

During the last year, insiders at the semiconductor company sold shares 16 times. They sold a total of 178,506 shares worth more than $79,524,551.65. The most recent insider tranaction occured on January, 3rd when CRO Richard S Mahoney sold 9,065 shares worth more than $4,484,455.50. Insiders at Synopsys own 0.7% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Synopsys.

Information on this page was last updated on 1/3/2024.

Aart J. de Geus Insider Trading History at Synopsys

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
6/21/2023Sell40,839$428.18$17,486,443.0294,421View SEC Filing Icon  
6/13/2023Sell40,000$447.40$17,896,000.0094,421View SEC Filing Icon  
6/6/2023Sell40,000$445.42$17,816,800.0094,421View SEC Filing Icon  
12/13/2021Sell64,622$362.55$23,428,706.10View SEC Filing Icon  
12/10/2021Sell96,277$359.55$34,616,395.35View SEC Filing Icon  
3/26/2021Sell28,311$241.42$6,834,841.6293,848View SEC Filing Icon  
5/24/2019Sell156,100$117.15$18,287,115.00189,894View SEC Filing Icon  
12/10/2018Sell50,000$89.34$4,467,000.0023,757View SEC Filing Icon  
5/19/2017Sell264,000$71.01$18,746,640.00220,133View SEC Filing Icon  
8/19/2016Sell306,000$58.39$17,867,340.00159,791View SEC Filing Icon  
5/27/2015Sell24,100$49.50$1,192,950.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/18/2013Sell17,500$39.20$686,000.00667,353View SEC Filing Icon  
12/17/2013Sell6,000$38.90$233,400.00667,353View SEC Filing Icon  
9/18/2013Sell133,590$37.66$5,030,999.40637,763View SEC Filing Icon  
9/17/2013Sell115,615$37.64$4,351,748.60637,763View SEC Filing Icon  
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Aart J. de Geus Buying and Selling Activity at Synopsys

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Synopsys Company Overview

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Synopsys, Inc. provides electronic design automation software products used to design and test integrated circuits. It operates in three segments: Design Automation, Design IP, and Software Integrity. The company offers Digital and Custom IC Design solution that provides digital design implementation solutions; Verification solution that offers virtual prototyping, static and formal verification, simulation, emulation, field programmable gate array (FPGA)-based prototyping, and debug solutions; and FPGA design products that are programmed to perform specific functions. It also provides intellectual property (IP) solutions for USB, PCI Express, DDR, Ethernet, MIPI, HDMI, and Bluetooth low energy applications; logic libraries and embedded memories; processor cores, software, and application-specific instruction-set processor tools for embedded applications; security IP solutions; IP solutions for automotive market; and system-on-chip (SoC) infrastructure IP, datapath and building block IP, and verification IP products, as well as mathematical and floating-point components, and Arm AMBA interconnect fabric and peripherals. In addition, the company offers HAPS FPGA-based prototyping systems; virtual prototyping solutions; and Platform Architect solutions for SoC architecture analysis and optimization, as well as optical products, and mechatronic simulations. Further, it provides security and quality testing products, managed services, programs and professional services, and training that enable its customers to detect and remediate security vulnerabilities, and defects in the software development lifecycle, as well as manufacturing solutions. Additionally, the company provides intelligent orchestration solution, software risk manager, and black duck software composition analysis tools. It serves electronics, financial services, automotive, medicine, energy, and industrial areas. The company was incorporated in 1986 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
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