BERWYN, Pa., Aug. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that the Board of Directors has elected Eleanor Lukens as Vice President and General Manager of the Measurement and Power Systems division within AMETEK Aerospace & Defense.
"I am pleased to announce Eleanor's promotion to Vice President and General Manager," comments David A. Zapico, AMETEK Chief Executive Officer. "Eleanor brings excellent leadership skills, a broad knowledge of our aerospace business, a strong operational background, and extensive engineering experience to her new position. We expect her to play a key role in the continued growth of our Measurement and Power Systems business."
Ms. Lukens has nearly 30 years of experience with AMETEK businesses. She joined AMETEK in 1999 with the acquisition of Drexelbrook Engineering, where she held increasingly responsible positions, including Director of Engineering and Director of Operations, since 1986. She was named Vice President of the AMETEK Test business unit in 2008 and promoted in 2012 to her most recent position as Vice President and Business Unit Manager of Hughes-Treitler within AMETEK Aerospace & Defense.
Ms. Lukens holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Spring Garden College and a Master of Business Administration degree from Temple University's Fox School of Management.
AMETEK is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electro-mechanical devices with annual sales of $4.0 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.
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