McCarthy Bertschy Recruits VP Operations to IDEX Corporation

McCarthy Bertschy is pleased to announce that Mr. Tu Du joined IDEX Corporation as Vice President of Operations for its Precision Coatings business, a unit within IDEX's Optics and Photonics platform. He reports to Mr. Joe Stupfel, Site Leader. The position is based at the Precision Coatings facility in Boulder, CO.

Tu joins IDEX from Banyan Energy in Berkeley, CA where he was Vice President of Engineering and Product Development. Prior to this, he was Vice President of Operations and Manufacturing Engineering at Solexel, Inc. and Vice President of Manufacturing and Operations at Innovalight, Inc., which was sold to the DuPont Company. Tu's early career includes roles as a Thin Film Coating Engineer and an R&D role in the Photonics Department of Sandia National Laboratories followed by 10 years working in Intel's Technology Manufacturing Group.

Tu holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Manufacturing Engineering and a Concentration in Optoelectronics from the University of New Mexico. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Optics from the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester.

About IDEX Corporation

IDEX Corporation is $2.0 billion diversified, engineered products' company serving high-growth niche markets. IDEX specializes in fluid and metering technologies, health and science technologies, dispensing equipment, and fire, safety and other diversified products built to customers' exacting specifications. IDEX products are sold to original equipment manufacturers, as well as direct end use customers, in a wide range of industries throughout the world.

The IDEX operating model is focused on growth: reinvesting in new products and markets to drive organic growth; acquiring complementary technologies to its existing offerings; and building a culture of operational and commercial excellence to deliver exceptional performance to customers and shareholders.

IDEX shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "IEX". The company is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois.

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