IDEX Corporation Announces Appointment of Paris Watts-Stanfield to Board of Directors

IDEX Corporation (NYSE: IEX) today announced the appointment of Paris Watts-Stanfield to the company’s Board of Directors. The appointment of Ms. Watts-Stanfield, effective February 25, 2022, increases the size of the board from 10 to 11 directors. She will sit on the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.

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Paris Watts-Stanfield is appointed to the Board of Directors of IDEX Corporation (NYSE: IEX) effective February 25, 2022. (Photo: Business Wire)

Ms. Watts-Stanfield is currently Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Greater China, of Medtronic, Inc., a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions. She has extensive experience in corporate finance and audit functions through a career spanning Medtronic, Alcoa, Wal-Mart and Procter & Gamble.

“Paris brings to IDEX exceptional global business skills and extensive experience to support our next chapter of growth and value creation. We see tremendous personal alignment with the mission that supports our efforts, Trusted Solutions, Improving Lives®said IDEX President and CEO Eric D. Ashleman.

A passionate community advocate, Paris sits on the Board of Directors of Feeding America. Additionally, she is a member of the leadership team of the African Descent Network at Medtronic. She holds an MBA in Finance, Organizations and Markets from the University of Rochester, Simon School of Management, and a BS in Mathematics from the State University of New York.

“Paris has unique insights to offer regarding global financial systems and controls, as well as the environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments a company should make today. She will certainly enhance our dialogue in guiding IDEX to new levels of success,” said William M. Cook, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board.

About IDEX

IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in one way or another. In fact, IDEX companies manufacture thousands of products that are critical components in day-to-day operations. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp that holds your side airbag securely in place. If you’ve ever been in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in an effort to find the best-targeted drug for you. It is likely that your DNA test was performed on equipment containing components manufactured by our IDEX Health & Science team. Founded in 1988 with three small, entrepreneurial manufacturing companies, we are proud to say that we now call over 45 diverse companies around the world to be part of the IDEX family. With more than 7,500 employees and manufacturing operations in more than 20 countries, IDEX is a high-performing global company with revenues of nearly $2.8 billion, committed to creating trusted solutions that improve lives. . IDEX shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “IEX”.

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