LAKE FOREST, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
IDEX Corporation’s (IEX) Denise Cade, senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary has been selected as one of Savoy magazine’s 2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers in recognition of her distinguished legal career and outstanding commitment to the community.
Being named to this prestigious list is a competitive process reserved for elite influencers and achievers in today’s corporate and private practice leaders in the legal community.
“We are very fortunate to have strong, talented leaders like Denise on the IDEX team,” said Chairman and CEO, Andy Silvernail. “This important recognition is a testament to her knowledge, experience, and expertise.”
Cade has a long and esteemed legal career. She joined IDEX in 2015 from SunCoke Energy where she held the role of senior vice president, general counsel, corporate secretary and chief compliance officer. Prior to SunCoke, she worked for PPG Industries, Inc. based in Pittsburgh, PA in several different roles including general counsel of the Glass and Fiber Glass Division, chief M&A counsel, chief securities & finance counsel, and assistant general counsel & corporate secretary. She started her career in private practice in Washington, DC at Hopkins & Sutter and Shaw Pittman, LLC. Cade holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Marquette University and a juris doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center. Cade devotes time to organizations that prioritize the professional development and advancement of women and people of color, including The Chicago Network, where she was recently elected to the Board, The Executive Leadership Council, The Executives’ Club of Chicago, and the Georgetown Law Alumni Board.
IDEX (IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our growing IDEX Health & Science team. Founded in 1988 with three small, entrepreneurial manufacturing companies, we’re proud to say that we now call 40 diverse businesses around the world part of the IDEX family. With 7,000 employees and manufacturing operations in more than 20 countries, IDEX is a high-performing, global $2+ billion company committed to making trusted solutions that improve lives. For more information, visit www.idexcorp.com.