Posted April 4, 2017

Weiler names head of Americas business

Weiler Abrasives Group has appointed Bill Dwyre as managing director of the newly formed Americas business.

Bill DwyreThis promotion, part of a larger restructuring, supports the integration of the acquisition of Swatycomet in late 2015, launching the company into the global abrasive market space.

Dwyre joined Weiler in 2013 as the vice president of strategic marketing after a 25-year career at Ingersoll Rand. Most recently Dwyre held the position of vice president, sales and marketing. As managing director, Americas Dwyre is responsible for executing the regional growth strategy and has full accountability for the region’s P&L. He continues to report to chief executive officer Chris Weiler.

“I am excited to have Bill lead our Americas business. He has been instrumental in our transformation strategy, redefining the Weiler brand and value proposition to our targeted segments of Metal Fabrication and Industrial Production.” said Weiler. “I’m confident in Bill’s leadership and know he will continue to help Weiler build strong partnerships, and deliver great products and innovative solutions that drive profitable growth for Weiler and its business partners.”

Dwyre holds a bachelor of arts in engineering from Lafayette College and a master’s in business administration from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.