IDEX CORPORATION (NYSE: IEX) today announced the promotion of Brett Finley to the position of Vice President, Group Executive of the Fluid and Metering Technologies Segment. Finley currently serves as President of the Chemical, Food and Process Platform, the largest group within the IDEX Fluid and Metering Segment. Finley is replacing Kevin G. Hostetler who resigned as an officer effective February 14, 2012. In order to ensure an orderly transition of his duties and responsibilities, Mr. Hostetler will remain with IDEX until April 8, 2012. “We are delighted that we were able to fill Kevin’s role internally with an individual of Brett’s caliber”, said Andrew K. Silvernail, IDEX Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Brett is an outstanding leader with a track record of delivering superior results and building strong teams. With Kevin’s assistance, Brett’s knowledge and experience will allow for a seamless transition. We are thankful for the contributions that Kevin has made during his seven years of operating leadership”, said Silvernail. “We look forward to Kevin’s continued support as he assists IDEX with the transition of his responsibilities." About IDEX IDEX Corporation is an applied solutions company specializing in fluid and metering technologies, health and science technologies, dispensing equipment, and fire, safety and other diversified products built to its customers’ exacting specifications. Its products are sold in niche markets to a wide range of industries throughout the world. IDEX shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange and Chicago Stock Exchange under the symbol “IEX”.