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Standex Names Anne De Greef-Safft President of Food Service

by Jan 28, 2015

SALEM, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Standex International Corporation (NYSE:SXI) has named Anne De Greef-Safft as Group President, Food Service Equipment Group, effective January 26th, 2015. De Greef-Safft joins Standex from Danaher Corporation, where she served most recently as Vice President, Strategic Development - Danaher Sensors & Controls.

“Anne brings proven global operations leadership capabilities to the Standex Food Service Equipment Group at an important time for the segment,” said David Dunbar, CEO of Standex. “While leading multiple and diverse P&Ls during the past 12 years, Anne gained significant expertise in customer relations, driving innovation, integrating acquisitions, developing talent and enhancing operational efficiencies. Her successful experience in these areas will be valuable assets as we execute on our organic and acquisition growth strategies and implement operational improvement initiatives to enhance margin performance. We look forward to Anne’s contributions as our Food Service Equipment Group President in moving the segment forward.”

De Greef-Safft held various leadership positions within Danaher since 2002. From 2009 through 2014, De Greef-Safft was President of Danaher’s Gems, Setra, Sonix and Anderson Companies, where she directed the worldwide operations, marketing & sales, engineering, accounting and human resources functions of these businesses. During her time at Danaher, she also served as Board Director of Senstronics from 2009-2014, President of Leica Biosystems from 2007-2009, President of Hach Lange Europe from 2005-2007, and President of Anderson Companies from 2002-2005. From 1985 to 2002, she served in numerous industrial management roles at Airpax Corp., Ultrak, Inc., C-Power Products, Inc., Rogers Corporation and Mietec NV. De Greef-Safft earned an MBA from Babson College and B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. degrees from Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium.


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Standex Names Anne De Greef-Safft President of Food Service

by Katie Pierce | Jan 28, 2015

SALEM, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Standex International Corporation (NYSE:SXI) has named Anne De Greef-Safft as Group President, Food Service Equipment Group, effective January 26th, 2015. De Greef-Safft joins Standex from Danaher Corporation, where she served most recently as Vice President, Strategic Development - Danaher Sensors & Controls.

“Anne brings proven global operations leadership capabilities to the Standex Food Service Equipment Group at an important time for the segment,” said David Dunbar, CEO of Standex. “While leading multiple and diverse P&Ls during the past 12 years, Anne gained significant expertise in customer relations, driving innovation, integrating acquisitions, developing talent and enhancing operational efficiencies. Her successful experience in these areas will be valuable assets as we execute on our organic and acquisition growth strategies and implement operational improvement initiatives to enhance margin performance. We look forward to Anne’s contributions as our Food Service Equipment Group President in moving the segment forward.”

De Greef-Safft held various leadership positions within Danaher since 2002. From 2009 through 2014, De Greef-Safft was President of Danaher’s Gems, Setra, Sonix and Anderson Companies, where she directed the worldwide operations, marketing & sales, engineering, accounting and human resources functions of these businesses. During her time at Danaher, she also served as Board Director of Senstronics from 2009-2014, President of Leica Biosystems from 2007-2009, President of Hach Lange Europe from 2005-2007, and President of Anderson Companies from 2002-2005. From 1985 to 2002, she served in numerous industrial management roles at Airpax Corp., Ultrak, Inc., C-Power Products, Inc., Rogers Corporation and Mietec NV. De Greef-Safft earned an MBA from Babson College and B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. degrees from Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium.