IDEX Corp. has announced that the company’s Board of Directors has appointed new directors, William M. Cook and Gregory F. Milzcik, effective 8 April 2008. The addition of two directors increases the IDEX Board of Directors by one, to eight directors, after giving effect to the vacancy created by the resignation of Gregory B. Kenny effective 31 December 2007. Mr Cook has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Donaldson Co. Inc. since August 2004 and Chairman of the Board since August 2005. Previously, he was Senior Vice President, International and Chief Financial Officer (2000 to 2004); and Senior Vice President, Commercial and Industrial Group (1994 to 2000). Mr Milzcik has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Barnes Group Inc. since October 2006. He joined Barnes Group in 1999, and serves on the Company’s Board. Mr Milzcik’s career has included experience in management, operations and technical positions at Lockheed Martin, Precision Standard Inc., AAR Corp., Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corp. and General Electric.