LAKE FOREST, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 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 Directors.”
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
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 Manchester.
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 www.idexcorp.com.
Source: IDEX Corporation
Heath A. Mitts
Vice President–Chief Financial