The Carmon Group Places Mike Van’t Sant as Continuous Improvement Manager within IDEX / Viking Pump

Cleveland, OH (May 7, 2019) – The Carmon Group is pleased to announce that Mike Van’t Sant has joined Viking Pump (A Unit of IDEX Corporation) as the company’s Continuous Improvement Manager. Mike will be directly responsible for spearheading all things Lean / Continuous Improvement-related for the organization.

Mike brings eighteen years of multi-functional and Lean related experience into Viking Pump. Prior to joining Viking Pump, Mike was employed with Whirlpool Corporation located in Amana, Iowa. He served in a variety of roles within the Amana facility which included leadership assignments in Manufacturing Engineering, Lean and Project and Process Engineering since 2001. Mike obtained his undergraduate degree in Industrial Technology from Iowa State University.

About Viking Pump ( Located in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Viking Pump is a global leader in the design and manufacture of rotary Positive Displacement Pumps for use in some of the toughest applications worldwide. Since 1911, Viking Pump’s innovative products have been key contributors to successful operations in virtually every industry – military, food and beverage, chemicals, fuels and plastics – reliably pumping materials that are thin, thick, hot, cold, solid, liquid, etc. Viking Pump is an IDEX company and operates in the IDEX Fluid and Metering Technologies platform. IDEX Corporation (“Innovation, Diversity and Excellence”) is a diversified, engineered products company serving high-growth niche markets. The company specializes in fluid and metering technologies, health and science technologies, dispensing equipment, and fire, safety and other diversified products built to their customers’ exacting specifications. The company’s products are sold to original equipment manufacturers, as well as direct end use customers, in 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”.

Chris Calogeras was the search consultant managing this project. The Carmon Group is a Cleveland, Ohio-based, entrepreneurial, retained search firm. Our firm has a consistent track record for delivering the highest quality services which have a measurable and significant ROI on our clients’ businesses. We selectively partner with the best growth businesses throughout the United States.