Brooks Instrument Names Hale President/COO

June 2010 Vol. 237 No. 6

Brooks Instrument announced June 14 that Clark Hale has joined the company as president and COO. Hale will be responsible for leading all global operations, quality, material management, procurement and manufacturing engineering functions.

Hale joins Brooks Instrument most recently from the Victaulic Company, where he was executive vice president. Previously, during a 17-year career with Emerson Electric, he held a number of operational leadership positions before rising to the position of division president with Copeland Corporation and president of ASCO Valve — U.S. Hale will report to Jim Dale, chief executive officer of Brooks Instrument.

“It’s great to have an expert like Clark on our management team,” said Dale. “His expertise in positioning global businesses for growth by identifying cost drivers, deploying lean manufacturing, and building high-performance teams will make him a huge contributor to the future growth of Brooks.”