IDEX Corporation Announces Appointment of David Parry to Board of Directors

  IDEX Corporation Announces Appointment of David Parry to Board of Directors

Business Wire

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- December 10, 2012

IDEX Corporation (NYSE: IEX) announced today the appointment of David Parry to
the company’s Board of Directors.

Commenting on Mr. Parry’s appointment, IDEX Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer Andrew Silvernail said, “We’re excited to have David join our Board.
He is an exceptional leader who brings broad global business and cultural
perspective as well as an outstanding track record of performance. Having
lived and led teams on three different continents -- Asia, Europe, and North
America -- David has demonstrated the ability to create value organically and
through acquisition. He is a terrific addition to our already strong Board of

Mr. Parry serves as Vice Chairman of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW), a
$17.8 billion Fortune 150 diversified manufacturer. ITW operates businesses in
58 countries with 65,000 employees worldwide. Mr. Parry has overall
responsibility for an $8 billion global P&L for the welding, construction,
food equipment and consumer packaging businesses. He is also responsible for
strategic sourcing and innovation and the technology center.

Before joining ITW in 1994, Mr. Parry worked for ICI, an international
chemical manufacturer, where he held a variety of general management roles.
Mr. Parry has advanced degrees in Chemistry from Victoria University of

IDEX Corporation is an applied solutions company specializing in fluid and
metering technologies, health and science technologies, and fire, safety and
other diversified products built to its customers’ exacting specifications.
Its products are sold in niche markets to a wide range of industries
throughout the world. IDEX shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange
and Chicago Stock Exchange under the symbol “IEX”.

For further information on IDEX Corporation and its business units, visit the
                   company’s Web site at


IDEX Corporation
Heath A. Mitts
Vice President–Chief Financial Officer
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