$1.4 billion IDEX Corporation, an applied solutions company, has announced a series of changes to its senior leadership assignments, effective immediately.

Among the changes, the company has appointed Mike Yates as vice president and chief accounting officer. Yates is currently vice president and controller.

In other company news, the following appointments have been announced:

  • Kevin Hostetler, currently vice president, group executive, and president of Energy and Water, and IDEX Asia, has been appointed a corporate officer and named vice president and group executive of Fluid and Metering Technologies.



  • Andrew Silvernail, currently vice president and group executive of Health and Science Technologies, will also assume the additional roles of  vice president and group executive of Global Dispensing, and has been appointed a corporate officer.



  • John McMurray, vice president and group executive of Process Technology, will be retiring from the company in April 2011. McMurray will remain a corporate officer for the next 14 months, with responsibilities for Operational Excellence, Supply Chain and EH&S. He will transition his Group Executive Process Technology responsibilities to Hostetler in the near term.