Walter USA (Waukesha, Wisconsin) has appointed Thomas Benjamin Director of Business Development for North America. In his new position, Mr. Benjamin will be responsible for conducting market analysis for strategic planning and supporting the development and implementation of business plans in North America. He will also be responsible for strategic relationships with business partners and will report directly to Muff Tanriverdi, president and CEO for the World West region.
Mr. Benjamin joined Valenite/Walter in 2003 and has held a variety of positions including director of product marketing and product manager. Prior to Walter he was marketing manager for a variety of companies and industries including Ingersoll Cutting Tool.
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