March 8, 2021
Willow Grove, PA – Robert J. Irving has been appointed as President & CEO and a Board Director of Sentech, Inc. (“Sentech” or the “Company”) by the Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Mr. Irving has spent the last 30+ years working at AMETEK, a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5 billion.
At AMETEK, Mr. Irving most recently served as Division Vice President of Marketing & Business Development for the Measurement & Communication Technologies division. In that role, Mr. Irving had responsibility for strategic marketing and business development for the sensor portion of AMETEK’s Sensor, Test and Calibration business unit, which covered Level, Pressure, Position, Factory Automation and Analytical product groups.
Mr. Irving’s career spans Marketing, Product/Project Management, Operations & Manufacturing with over 20 years in leadership roles managing technically driven product lines. Most products have been in highly regulated industries requiring maximum reliability in mission critical processes and factory automation applications.
Dipak Patel, founder and former CEO at Sentech, has transitioned to the role of Vice President of Engineering and Senior Advisor, in which he will continue to lead Sentech’s engineering department over the coming years. Mr. Patel said, “Having founded Sentech in 1988, I could not imagine a better candidate to lead this company into the future than Bob Irving. Since the very beginning, we have made it our mission to serve our customers to the utmost and I am confident that Bob will maintain that focus. I look forward to supporting Bob as Sentech grows into a larger organization”.
About Sentech, Inc.
Sentech designs and manufactures a comprehensive line of position sensors. Its products include linear variable differential transformers (LVDTs), rotary variable differential transformers (RVDTs), variable inductance position sensors sold under the Fastar® and Hydrastar® brands and other position sensors for special applications. www.sentechlvdt.com