Melissa Flores Named IDEX Chief Human Resources Officer
February 2, 2021
IDEX Corporation CEO and President Eric Ashleman has promoted Melissa Flores to Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). In her new role, Flores now leads the global human resources function for more than 7,000 IDEX employees worldwide. She joins the IDEX Senior Leadership Team, reporting directly to Ashleman.
“No element of the IDEX Difference means more to our success than Great Teams, reinforced by our culture and values. With that in mind, I have been considering the future of Human Resources leadership as we define the next chapters in our story,” Ashleman said. “Having worked with her for years, I have great confidence that Melissa is the leader we need to continue our successful journey. She’s well known across the organization, extremely credible and has a ton of potential for future growth.”
In more than a decade with IDEX, Flores has made a significant impact elevating teams and talent across the company. She was the driving force behind the the IDEX Academy for professional development, embedding learning as a key component of culture. She also drove the introduction of simple and impactful global talent processes aimed at elevating the performance of our organization. She also helped develop the IDEX Values the company knows today – Trust, Team and Excellence.
Flores has held a variety of HR leadership roles across IDEX, including leading several enterprise-wide processes and initiatives. She also served as a Group Vice President of HR for the dosing & water businesses (iPEK, ADS, Knight, Trebor, OBL, Pulsafeeder EPO and SPO), Global Dispensing, our valve businesses (Richter, Aegis and Alfa Valvole), and Micropump. Prior to IDEX, she worked in talent acquisition as a Senior Recruiter, Team Leader and Client Relationship Manager.