AMETEK Inc. (ticker: AME, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
News Release -
AMETEK Names Greg Myers as Vice President and General Manager of AMETEK HCC Industries
PAOLI, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 30, 2006--AMETEK, Inc.
(NYSE:AME) today announced that the Board of Directors has elected
Greg Myers as Vice President and General Manager of AMETEK HCC
Industries. Mr. Myers previously served as Division Vice President of
the Sealtron Division of HCC Industries since 2000.
"I am pleased to announce Greg's promotion to Vice President and
General Manager of AMETEK HCC Industries. I am confident he will make
important contributions to the continued growth and success of HCC
Industries. His extensive experience in the microelectronic packaging
industry makes him the ideal choice to lead this Division," commented
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Frank S. Hermance.
Acquired by AMETEK in 2005, HCC Industries produces highly
engineered hermetic connectors, terminals, headers and microelectronic
packages that are essential in protecting sensitive electronic devices
from environmental and thermal damage.
Mr. Myers has held a variety of engineering, sales, product
development and general management positions since first joining HCC
Industries twenty years ago. He joined HCC Industries in 1986 as a
Design Engineer and held several engineering positions within the
Glasseal Products Division until he was named Automotive Product Line
Manager in 1992. He became Sales/Product Development Manager for
Glasseal Products in 1997 and held that position until his promotion
in 2000 as Division Vice President.
Mr. Myers has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical
Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology.
AMETEK is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments
and electromechanical devices with annualized sales of $1.8 billion.
AMETEK's Corporate Growth Plan is based on Four Key Strategies:
Operational Excellence, Strategic Acquisitions & Alliances, Global &
Market Expansion, and New Products. Its 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 Index and the Russell 1000 Index.
Statements in this news release that are not historical are
considered "forward-looking statements" and are subject to change
based on various factors and uncertainties that may cause actual
results to differ significantly from expectations. Those factors are
contained in AMETEK's Securities and Exchange Commission filings.
CONTACT: AMETEK, Inc.
William J. Burke, 610-889-5249
SOURCE: AMETEK, Inc.