AMETEK Names David A. Frank as Vice President, Taxation
AMETEK, Inc. has announced that it has named David A. Frank as Vice President, Taxation. Mr. Frank joins AMETEK in this newly created position from Armstrong World Industries, where he was Director, Taxes.
“Dave is an excellent addition to our financial management team. He is an experienced tax team leader with extensive knowledge of corporate tax accounting, global tax planning and compliance, and mergers and acquisitions. We are confident that Dave will play a key role in our future growth,” said Frank S. Hermance, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Frank was Director, Taxes, at Armstrong World Industries since 1999 and was responsible for all global tax matters for the $4-billion floor and ceiling products manufacturer. Prior to that, he served from 1997 as Senior Tax Manager for Armstrong with responsibility for international tax management.
Mr. Frank began his career at Coopers & Lybrand, where he handled tax-related issues for a variety of corporate clients. In 1990, he joined ARCO Chemical Company as a Tax Analyst and later served as a Senior Tax Analyst in the United Kingdom from 1994 to 1996.
Mr. Frank holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration from Drexel University and a Master’s of Science degree in Taxation from Temple University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
AMETEK is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2006 sales of $1.8 billion. AMETEK’s Corporate Growth Plan is based on Four Key Strategies: Operational Excellence, Strategic Acquisitions & Alliances, Global & Market Expansion, and New Products. Its objective is double-digit percentage growth in earnings per share over the business cycle and a superior return on total capital. The common stock of AMETEK is a component of the S&P MidCap 400 Index and the Russell 1000 Index.