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Derek Lim Named VP and Business Unit Manager of AMETEK PDS

Friday, March 4, 2022

HARLEYSVILLE, PA (March 2022) – AMETEK PDS is pleased to announce that Derek Lim has been named Division Vice President and Business Unit Manager of AMETEK PDS.   

In his new role, Lim will provide leadership for the entire PDS business, including the Binghamton, NY; Wichita, KS; and Harleysville, PA locations, as well as manufacturing operations in Reynosa, Mexico and engineering support in Bangalore, India.

Lim has over 10 years of experience at AMETEK, most recently as Director of Programs and Customer Service for the PDS business. In this role, he was responsible for leading the Program and Customer Service teams to fully support an extensive range of aerospace and defense customer programs from development throughout the life of the program.

Prior to joining PDS as Program Manager, Lim started his AMETEK career in 2011 as Operations and Manufacturing Engineer Manager with the Newage Testing Instruments business in Feasterville, PA.

Preceding AMETEK, Lim held positions of Process Engineer at Gemalto and Lead Process Engineer / Supervisor at GGB North America.

In addition to work experience, Lim has a Master of Business Administration from Drexel University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University.

“Derek has demonstrated terrific leadership abilities and has successfully managed several teams within the PDS business unit with his knowledge and experience. He was already a key leader within PDS and his transition to this new role should be seamless. We are confident he will continue to further the growth and success of AMETEK PDS and our business partners,” comments Keith Reazin, Vice President and General Manager, AMETEK Abaco / PDS Division.



AMETEK PDS is a leader in the design and manufacturing of integrated power generation and solid-state power distribution systems, starter generators, DC motors, linear and rotary actuators, data acquisition, fans, blowers, and cockpit instruments for business jets, regional and commercial transport, helicopters, military aircraft, UAV and eVTOL / AAM.

PDS is an aerospace and defense focused business in the Abaco / PDS division of AMETEK, Inc. a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2021 sales of $5.5 billion. For more information, contact AMETEK PDS, 343 Godshall Drive, Harleysville, PA 19438. Phone: 316-522-0424. E-mail: Web: