Emanuela Speranza Named Vice President and General Manager, AMETEK Precision
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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