Emanuela Speranza Named Vice President and General Manager, AMETEK Precision Instruments, Europe PR Newswire BERWYN, Pa., Feb. 6, 2014 BERWYN, Pa., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) today announced the appointment of Emanuela Speranza as Vice President, AMETEK Precision Instruments, Europe (APIE). She replaces Allan Imrie, who retires after 15 years with the Company. "Emanuela joins AMETEK from Danaher Corporation, bringing extensive international experience to her new position. We expect her to play a key part in the continued growth and success of our businesses in Europe, Brazil, Russia and India," commented Frank S. Hermance, AMETEK Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Speranza served as Vice President for Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and India since 2011 for Tektronix, a Danaher subsidiary, where she played an important role in the growth of that business in those regions.Prior to that, she was Vice President, EMEA Sales and Marketing for Fluke, another Danaher subsidiary. Before joining Danaher, she was EMEA Sales Director for the Anritsu Group, and held a variety of sales, marketing and business development roles with Lucent Technologies. "Allan Imrie, whom Emanuela replaces, was instrumental in the success of our European instruments businesses and more recently in the expansion of our businesses in such key emerging markets as Brazil, India and Russia," adds Mr. Hermance. Allan joined AMETEK in 2005 as part of our acquisition of the Solartron Group, where he was Group Managing Director. With the integration of the Solartron businesses, he was appointed Vice President and General Manager of APIE in 2006. Corporate Profile AMETEK is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electro-mechanical devices with annual sales of $3.6 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 500 Index. 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 successfully develop 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 Coleman (610)-889-5247 SOURCE AMETEK, Inc. Website: http://www.ametek.com
Emanuela Speranza Named Vice President and General Manager, AMETEK Precision Instruments, Europe
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