Matthew J. Conti has been elected vice president, human resources of AMETEK, a global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices, by the company’s board of directors. David A. Zapico, AMETEK chairman and chief executive officer, said Conti’s “extensive human resources experience within the industrial space makes him well suited for this position. He will play a key role in AMETEK’s talent acquisition and leadership development in support of AMETEK’s growth plans.” Conti joined AMETEK from Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s Precision Castparts Corp., where he served as vice president of human resources for the aerostructures division, a leading parts supplier to the aerospace industry. Prior to Precision Castparts, Conti held various roles at Harman International Industries, Imerys S.A. and the Fiat Group. In addition to a bachelor’s in economics and business from Kalamazoo College he has an MBA from the London School of Business.