AMETEK Names Ron Oscher as Senior Vice President and General Manager - Electronic Instruments Group

    AMETEK Names Ron Oscher as Senior Vice President and General Manager -
                         Electronic Instruments Group

PR Newswire

BERWYN, Pa., March 1, 2013

BERWYN, Pa., March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today
announced that the Board of Directors has elected Ron Oscher as Senior Vice
President and General Manager, Electronic Instruments Group. Mr. Oscher has
served as Vice President and General Manager, Materials Analysis Division
since 2010.

"I am pleased to announce the promotion of Ron to Senior Vice President and
General Manager, Electronic Instruments Group. Ron has done a tremendous job
managing the exceptional growth, profitability and global expansion of our
Materials Analysis Division. Ron's strong general management and sales and
marketing background make him well suited to take on an expanded management
role within our Electronic Instruments Group," commented Frank Hermance,
AMETEK Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Prior to joining AMETEK, Mr. Oscher held several positions with Emerson
Electric Corporation including President – Analyzers & Solutions, Analytical
Group. Previously, he served in a number of increasingly responsible roles in
sales and marketing, planning and general management within Emerson Process
Management and its Power & Water Solutions Division. In these roles Mr.
Oscher has had significant international experience with assignments in both
Europe and Asia. Prior to Emerson Electric, Mr. Oscher held engineering,
sales and marketing roles with Westinghouse and McDonnell Douglas.

Mr. Oscher holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Fluid and Thermal Science
Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and a Master's of Business
Administration degree from Baker College.

Corporate Profile
AMETEK is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and
electro-mechanical devices with annual sales of $3.3 billion. AMETEK's
Corporate Growth Plan is based on Four Key Strategies: Operational Excellence,
Strategic Acquisitions, Global & Market Expansion and New Products. AMETEK's
objective is double-digit percentage growth in earnings per share over the
business cycle and a superior return on total capital. The common stock of
AMETEK is a component of the S&P MidCap 400 and the Russell 1000 Indices.

Forward-looking Information
Statements in this news release relating to future events, such as AMETEK's
expected business and financial performance are "forward-looking statements."
Forward-looking statements are subject to various factors and uncertainties
that may cause actual results to differ significantly from expectations. These
factors and uncertainties include AMETEK's ability to consummate and
successfully integrate future acquisitions; risks associated with
international sales and operations; AMETEK's ability to successfullydevelop
new products, open new facilities or transfer product lines; the price and
availability of raw materials; compliance with government regulations,
including environmental regulations; changes in the competitive environment or
the effects of competition in our markets; the ability to maintain adequate
liquidity and financing sources; and general economic conditions affecting the
industries we serve. A detailed discussion of these and other factors that
may affect our future results is contained in AMETEK's filings with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent reports on Form
10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. AMETEK disclaims any intention or obligation to update or
revise any forward-looking statements.

Contact: Kevin C. Coleman (610) 889-5247


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