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600 North Centennial Street
(Address of principal executive offices)
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Section 5 -
Corporate Governance and Management
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On August 15, 2013, Gentex Corporation (the “Company”) set Steve Downing's annual salary at $160,000 (effective in accordance with Company policies and procedures) for the increase in overall responsibilities related to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance and Treasurer. In addition, Mr. Downing will also receive a 9,000 share stock option grant pursuant to the Company's shareholder approved Employee Stock Option Plan (in accordance with Company policies and procedures). Mr. Downing is an executive officer with reporting requirements under Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.