Walter USA Appoints U.S. Managing Director

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Dan Shelton previously worked with Sandvik Hyperion and Sandvik Machining Solutions.


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Walter (Waukesha, Wisconsin), a cutting tool manufacturer, has announced the appointment of Dan Shelton as U.S. Managing Director. The announcement was made by Muff Tanriverdi, President of the company’s World West region.

In his position, Mr. Shelton will be responsible for leading and managing the sales performance of Walter USA, including handling financial planning, target setting, negotiating group agreements and management of stakeholder relations that ensure achievement of the overall company strategy. He will report directly to Mr. Tanriverdi.

Previously, Mr. Shelton was Sales Director for Sandvik Hyperion. Prior to that, he worked for over 10 years within Sandvik Machining Solutions.

“Dan brings extensive experience in sales, metalworking and leadership to this position,” Mr. Tanriverdi says. “He will be a valuable asset to Walter, working closely with our sales and marketing team to demonstrate the value of Walter Kompetenz in the marketplace.”


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