BERWYN, Pa., May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that Ronald J. Oscher has been named Chief Administrative Officer, effective May 5th. In this newly created role, Ron will oversee human resources, information technology, legal, strategic procurement and operational excellence. He will report to AMETEK's Chief Executive Officer, David A. Zapico. Ron previously served as President, Electronic Instruments Group.
"As part of our executive leadership transition and to help ensure we have the appropriate management structure in place to support our growth initiatives, we have asked Ron to take on this important new role," commented Mr. Zapico. "Ron has done an exceptional job managing many of our key Process businesses since joining AMETEK. This success, combined with his knowledge of AMETEK and his more than 20 years of senior leadership experience in management, strategy, business development and sales make him well suited for this role."
Mr. Oscher joined AMETEK in 2010 as Vice President and General Manager of our Materials Analysis Division and was promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager, Electronic Instruments Group in 2013. In 2014, Ron was promoted to his current role as President, Electronic Instruments Group.
Prior to joining AMETEK, Mr. Oscher held several positions with Emerson Electric Corporation including President – Analyzers & Solutions, Analytical Group. Previously, he served in a number of increasingly responsible roles in sales and marketing, planning, and general management within Emerson Process Management and its Power & Water Solutions Division. Prior to Emerson Electric, Mr. Oscher held engineering, and sales and marketing roles with Westinghouse and McDonnell Douglas.
Mr. Oscher holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Fluid and Thermal Science Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Baker College.
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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