Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Melissa was named Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) in February 2021 and leads the global human resources function for more than 7,000 IDEX employees worldwide.
In more than a decade with the company, Melissa has been instrumental at shaping the culture of IDEX and forming the company’s approach to talent and teams. She helped IDEX evolve the Human Resources function within its decentralized structure, which supports and empowers business unit leadership teams to manage their local operations to best serve their people and customers.
She helped develop the IDEX Values of Trust, Team and Excellence, and was a driving force behind the introduction of simple and impactful global talent processes aimed at elevating the performance of our organization. She also spearheaded the IDEX Academy for professional and team development, embedding learning as a key component of our culture.
Before joining the company’s senior leadership team, Melissa held a variety of HR leadership roles across IDEX, including leading several enterprise-wide processes and initiatives, most recently as Vice President of Global Talent. She previously served as a Group VP 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.
Melissa holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Human Resources, from University of Wisconsin – Parkside. She is an avid animal lover who lives in suburban Chicago with her husband and their three rescue dogs.