LAKE FOREST, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2015--
IDEX CORPORATION (NYSE:IEX) today announced the appointment of
Katrina Helmkamp to the company’s Board of Directors.
“We are excited to welcome Katrina to our Board of Directors,” said IDEX
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Silvernail. “She brings
strong strategic vision and experience across multiple markets and
technologies. Katrina is a unique leader who deeply understands the
levers of growth and performance. Her insight and experience will be
extremely valuable as we continue to grow and transform IDEX.”
Ms. Helmkamp most recently served as CEO of SVP Worldwide, which
designs, manufactures and distributes consumer and artisan sewing
machines and accessories around the world under brands including Singer,
Husqvarna Viking and Pfaff. Prior to joining SVP Worldwide, she served
as Senior Vice President, North America Product for Whirlpool
Corporation. Prior to Whirlpool, Ms. Helmkamp led business units at The
ServiceMaster Company and was a partner at The Boston Consulting Group.
Ms. Helmkamp earned a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial
engineering and an MBA from Northwestern University.
IDEX Corporation is an applied solutions company specializing in fluid
and metering technologies, health and science technologies, dispensing
equipment, 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.
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