BERWYN, Pa. Feb. 8, 2011 Kenneth C. Weirman William P. Lawson
Frank S. Hermance
Penn State University
Mr. Lawson joined AMETEK in 1991 as Director of Business Systems for its U.S. Gauge Division and was named Director-Strategic Planning and Information Technology in 1992. He was elected to the newly created position of Vice President and Chief Information Officer in 1997.
"Bill’s leadership has been especially critical to the success of our global information technology efforts," adds Mr. Hermance. "Among his many achievements, Bill drove the selection and implementation of Oracle as our key Enterprise Resource Planning system. He also was a key contributor to the development and implementation of our strategic planning process."
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