BERWYN, Pa., Dec. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AMETEK,
Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced the appointment of Dr.
Christoph Maetzig as Vice President and General Manager, AMETEK
Ultra Precision Technologies division. Chris will be replacing
Bruce Wilson, Senior Vice President,
Ultra Precision Technologies division, who announced his intention
to retire following his 22-year tenure with the company.
"We are pleased Chris will be taking on this important
leadership role with the company," said David A. Zapico, AMETEK Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer. "Chris' deep industry knowledge, focus on
innovation, and proven leadership experience will serve him well in
this new role."
"I want to thank Bruce for his dedication to AMETEK and his
strong leadership over the last two decades," added Mr. Zapico. "He
has been critical to the success of our company and the growth of
our Ultra Precision Technologies division. We wish Bruce and his
family all the best on his retirement."
Dr. Maetzig joined AMETEK in 2016 as Business Unit Manager for
SPECTRO Analytical Instruments GmbH. Prior, he led various
microscopy businesses at Leica Microsystems and worked for German
technology group Heraeus as a Division Manager.
Dr. Maetzig obtained his doctorate from the Institute for
Microtechnology, University of Hanover,
Germany, and earned his Master of Science degree from the
University of Wisconsin. He also holds
a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of
This leadership change will go into effect January 1, 2022, with Mr. Wilson remaining with
AMETEK in a consulting capacity until May
AMETEK is a leading global
manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical
devices with annualized sales of $5.5
billion. The AMETEK Growth Model integrates the Four Growth
Strategies - Operational Excellence, New Product Development,
Global and Market Expansion, and Strategic Acquisitions - with a
disciplined focus on cash generation and capital deployment.
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
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