Monday, February 13, 2017
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AMETEK Elects George Ardolino as Vice President and General Manager, Power Systems and Instruments
BERWYN, PA – AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that the Board of Directors has elected George Ardolino as Vice President and General Manager, Power Systems and Instruments Division (PSID).
“George’s promotion to Vice President and General manager is a testament to his strong leadership,” comments David A. Zapico, AMETEK Chief Executive Officer. “George has done an outstanding job driving the company’s expansion both organically and through impactful acquisitions within his business unit. In his new position, we expect him to help accelerate growth and execute operational excellence for our Power division.”
Mr. Ardolino has held various entrepreneurial, business development and senior management roles within the industrial space for more than 40 years. Following college, he was involved with a start-up called Engineered Services that designed and manufactured power conversion products. Prior to his role with AMETEK, Mr. Ardolino held senior leadership positions at Marmon, ITT Corporation and General Signal Company.
Mr. Ardolino attended St. Elizabeth’s College with a concentration in Business Management.
AMETEK is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electro-mechanical 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.