AE Presents: From Jet Engines to the Jaws of Life: Learning from a Career at GE and IDEX Corporation

Fri Apr 20 2018 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Weber Building CoVE Auditorium
AE alumnus Dennis K. Williams, B.S. AE '68 will give career advice to AE students

You are invited to a

Career Talk


"From Jet Engines to the Jaws of Life: 
Learning from a Career at GE and IDEX Corp."

presented by

Dennis K. Williams, B.S. AE ’68

Chairman and CEO,  IDEX Corp. (retired)

About the Speaker
Dennis received a bachelor’s degree from Georgia Tech in aerospace engineering in 1968. In 2005, he retired from the CEO position at IDEX Corp., a leading mid-cap diversified industrial company. Following graduation from Tech, Dennis began a 28-year career at GE, which started in the aircraft engine business. In 1990, Dennis was named chairman and CEO of GE Canada and became a GE Corporate Officer. Dennis currently serves on the boards of Owen-Illinois, AMETEK and Actuant. He was also on the board of Washington Group International from the time it emerged from bankruptcy until it was sold. Dennis served on the Georgia Tech Advisory Board. He is chairman of Palm Beach Opera and a director on the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation Board. He also finds time to race old America’s Cup 12 Metre sailboats during the summer in Newport, RI.



Weber Building CoVE Auditorium