DAVE HERMANCE NAMED VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, MEASUREMENT AND CALIBRATION TECHNOLOGIES DIVISION
BERWYN, PA, NOVEMBER 5, 2015 – AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced the appointment of Dave Hermance as Vice President and General Manager of AMETEK’s Measurement & Calibration Technologies (M&CT) Division. He replaces Preben Caroe, who retires after 15 years with the Company.
“I am very pleased to announce Dave’s promotion. He has done an excellent job leading our Sensor Technologies business to strong growth in sales and profitability and I am confident he will make important contributions to the continued success of the Measurement & Calibration Technologies Division,” notes David A. Zapico, AMETEK’s Chief Operating Officer.
Dave has held a variety of sales, marketing and general management positions since joining AMETEK nearly 25 years ago as Marketing Analyst and Planner within our U.S. Gauge business. Dave was promoted to successively larger roles in sales, marketing and general management, including Business Unit Manager, Industrial Products in 2001. Most recently Dave served as Division Vice President and Business Unit Manager for M&CT’s Sensor Technologies business unit since 2007.
Mr. Hermance holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration. Both degrees are from Oregon State University.
“Preben Caroe, whom Dave replaces, was instrumental in driving the success of M&CT since its formation as a division in 2007,” adds Mr. Zapico. “Preben also oversaw the successful acquisition and integration of several important acquisitions including Atlas Material Testing Technology in 2010.”
Preben joined AMETEK in 2000 as Sales and Marketing Director for AMETEK Denmark. He also served as Vice President and General Manager of the Test & Calibration Instruments Division before being appointed as Vice President and General Manager of M&CT in 2007.
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.