PAOLI, PA-Ametek Inc. announced the appointment of Richard A. Madamba as senior vice president - aerospace and defense. Madamba previously served as vice president and general manager, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) for Ametek Aerospace and Defense. Madamba's previous role will be filled by Gregory P. Young, who joins Ametek from Texas Aero Engine Services, where he was president and general manager.

"I'm pleased to announce these appointments to our aerospace and defense business," notes Frank S. Hermance, Ametek chairman and chief executive officer. "Richard Madamba has done an excellent job managing the expansion of AMETEK MRO into a global business, and Greg Young is an outstanding addition to our aerospace and defense management team. Both bring a wealth of experience and achievement to their new positions."