BERWYN, Pa., Aug. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected two new Vice Presidents. Brian Nash was elected, Vice President, Operational Finance and Christopher Brooks was elected Vice President and General Manager of Engineered Medical Components.
"I am pleased to announce the promotion of Brian Nash and welcome Chris Brooks to AMETEK," said David A. Zapico, AMETEK Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We remain focused on developing and attracting executive leaders to expertly manage our businesses. Brian and Chris possess the experience and leadership qualities which will contribute to AMETEK's continued success."
Brian Nash Elected Vice President, Operational Finance
In his new position, Mr. Nash will lead financial due diligence on acquisitions and drive opportunities to improve business performance and internal controls. Additionally, he will provide acquisition integration support and lead company-wide financial initiatives.
"Brian has been an excellent leader within our Finance team for more than a decade. His experience will add tremendous value to this position," commented Mr. Zapico.
Mr. Nash previously served as Divisional Vice President, Finance of the Power Systems & Instruments Division since 2011. Prior to that, he served as Business Unit Controller of Process Instruments since joining AMETEK in 2007. Before his time with AMETEK, he held financial and operational roles with General Electric, Plastico Ltd., Spirent Communications, Del Monte, and II-VI Corporation.
Mr. Nash is a qualified Chartered Global Management Accountant since 2003, studying at West Midlands College in the United Kingdom.
Christopher Brooks Elected Vice President and General Manager, Engineered Medical Components
Mr. Brooks joins AMETEK from Illinois Tool Works (ITW) where he most recently served as Vice President and General Manager of ITW's Insulation Systems division since 2015.
"It is a pleasure to welcome Chris to AMETEK. He has an extensive background in general management, business development and operations which we expect will contribute to the success of our Engineered Medical Components division," concluded Mr. Zapico.
Prior to ITW, Mr. Brooks held various management positions with increasing responsibilities in operations, engineering, marketing and business development at Nordson, Coca-Cola, FMC, and Merck.
Mr. Brooks holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Carolina.
AMETEK is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $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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