Ceramic Industry

Lohwasser Named VP and GM, AMETEK Thermal Management (posted 12/5/08)

December 5, 2008

AMETEK, Inc. recently announced the appointment of Charles E. Lohwasser to the position of vice president and general manager, Thermal Management Systems within AMETEK Aerospace & Defense. “I am pleased to announce Charlie’s promotion to vice president and general manager,” said Frank S. Hermance, chairman and chief executive officer. “He has extensive experience and knowledge of our aerospace businesses and brings to his new position a strong operational background, excellent strategic skills and outstanding leadership capabilities. Charlie has been instrumental in the growth of our Aerospace and Defense business, and we expect him to play a key role in its continued success.”

Lohwasser has been part of AMETEK since 1998, when it acquired the Rotron business unit from EG&G, Inc. He joined EG&G in 1979 and held increasingly responsible positions in Finance before being named business element manager in 1996. Following AMETEK’s acquisition of Rotron, Lohwasser served as division vice president and business unit manager. In 2005, he added responsibility for AMETEK’s Airtechnology business.

The company’s website is located at www.ametek.com.