IDEX announces Board member Katrina Helmkamp as next Non-Executive Chair

– USA, IL –  IDEX Corporation (NYSE: IEX) today announced the appointment of Board member Katrina Helmkamp as Non-Executive Chair of its Board of Directors, effective October 1, 2022, to succeed Bill Cook who will retire from the Board, effective October 1, 2022.

“As we look to the future, I am excited to continue working with Katrina to build on IDEX’s long track record of success,” said CEO, Eric Ashleman. “I also want to thank Bill, on behalf of the entire organization, for the remarkable leadership and unwavering encouragement he has provided during his 14 years of service on the IDEX Board.”

About Katrina L. Helmkamp

Katrina Helmkamp has served as an independent director and member of the IDEX Board since November 2015 and as a member of multiple Board committees, including as Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. As President and CEO of Cartus Corporation, the relocation services subsidiary of Anywhere Real Estate Inc., and in her previous roles as CEO of Lenox Corporation and VP of Global Refrigeration for Whirlpool Corporation, she has gained extensive global business experience, with operating leadership skills and experience across multiple markets and technologies.

“The impact of IDEX’s highly engineered products used in mission-critical applications can be seen in so many industries worldwide. I am committed to and proud to support IDEX in its continued success,” said Katrina Helmkamp.

About IDEX

IDEX Corporation makes thousands of products and mission-critical components that improve everyday life all around you. If you enjoy chocolate, it quite possibly passed through a Viking internal gear pump at the candy factory. If you were ever in a car accident, emergency workers may have used the Hurst Jaws of Life rescue tool to save your life. If your doctor ordered a DNA test to predict your risk of disease or determine a course of treatment, the lab may have used equipment containing components made by IDEX Health & Science. Founded in 1988 with three small, entrepreneurial manufacturing companies, we’re proud to say that we now call over 45 diverse businesses around the world part of the IDEX family. With more than 8,000 employees and manufacturing operations in more than 20 countries, IDEX is a high-performing, global company with nearly $2.8 billion in annual sales, committed to making trusted solutions that improve lives.

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