Frank S. Hermance
Principal Occupation and Business Experience
Mr. Hermance is the retired Chairman (2001 to 2017) and Chief Executive Officer (1999 to 2016) of AMETEK, Inc. (a global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices). He previously served as AMETEK’s President and Chief Operating Officer (1996 to 1999). Mr. Hermance also serves as a Director of AmeriGas Propane, Inc. and UGI Utilities, Inc., both of which are subsidiaries of the Company, as Director Emeritus of the Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies, as Vice Chairman of the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, and as an advisory board member at American Securities LLP (a private equity firm). He previously served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Rochester Institute of Technology (until November 2016).
Key Skills and Qualifications
Mr. Hermance’s qualifications to serve as a director include his extensive senior management experience in the roles of Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Operating Officer of a large global company. The Board also considered Mr. Hermance’s relevant 8 experience in the areas of international operations, logistics, distribution, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, human resources management and executive compensation.