SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report: January 1, 2018
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1925 W. Field Court
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(d) Appointment of Mark A. Beck as Director
On January 1, 2018, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of IDEX Corporation (the “Company”) appointed Mark A. Beck to serve as a member of the Board and as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board. Mr. Beck will participate in the compensation arrangements for non-employee members of the Board described in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 17, 2017; provided, however, that consistent with changes to the Company's non-employee director compensation policy that became effective January 1, 2018, Mr. Beck's initial and annual restricted stock unit grants will have a value of $130,000 (as determined in accordance with the Company's non-employee director compensation policy).
A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Beck’s appointment to the Board is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press Release dated January 2, 2018
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
/s/ WILLIAM K. GROGAN
William K. Grogan
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
January 2, 2018