AMETEK Solidstate Controls Welcomes Patrick Williams

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

AMETEK Solidstate Controls Welcomes Patrick Williams as Division Vice President and Business Unit Manager

Williams Will Lead Five Power Busineses within AMETEK

Columbus, Ohio – AMETEK Solidstate Controls announces that Patrick Williams, previously a Division Vice President at AMETEK MicroPoise Measurement Systems, has become Division Vice President and Business Unit Manager of Solidstate Controls. In his new role, Williams will have responsibility for leading the growth and productivity of five power-related AMETEK businesses and for achieving successful revenue growth globally.

The businesses under Williams’ leadership are:
- AMETEK Powervar
- AMETEK Power Instruments
- AMETEK Prestolite Power
- AMETEK Solidstate Controls and HDR

“AMETEK Solidstate Controls is pleased to welcome back Patrick to where we know his leadership and vision will help bring success and growth, ,” says George Ardolino, Vice President and General Manager of AMETEK Power Systems and Instruments. “His career-long dedication to AMETEK, along with his extensive business experience and vast industry knowledge, will help these AMETEK businesses achieve their goals as we move through 2018.”

Williams has more than eleven years’ experience at various AMETEK businesses. He previously has led business units and gained invaluable knowledge of multiple industries and the inner workings of AMETEK as a company. His focus at AMETEK Solidstate Controls will be on growing each of its business units internationally and in entering new vertical markets.

“I am pleased to return to this AMETEK division, because its where I began my career path at AMETEK. I look forward to working with the teams at each of AMETEK Solidstate Controls’ businesses,” says Mr. Williams. “We see the global power market continuing to rise for the foreseeable future. This sector of AMETEK is ready to lead in technological advances and to increase market share.”

About AMETEK Solidstate Controls
AMETEK Solidstate Controls is a recognized leader in highly customized inverters and uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems for critical processes involving harsh environments such as power generation and petrochemical processing (including fossil fuel and nuclear power utilities).

Solidstate Controls has administrative and manufacturing operations at its world headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. It is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $4.0 billion. For additional information, visit:

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AMETEK Solidstate Controls Media Relations
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Kirsten Woodard, (714) 366.6003, or
Ashton Maxfield, (949) 289.6493,