Waukesha, WI—Walter, a leading cutting tool manufacturer has announced the appointment of two new regional channel development managers to support its overall sales organization, channel partner relationships and aggressive business growth strategy. Appointed were Jagear Novak-Isackson in the position of Channel Development Manager—West Zone and Gregg Engler to the position of Channel Development Manager—East Zone. The announcement was made by Thomas Benjamin, Walter, Director of Business Development.
Both gentlemen will be responsible for continuing to support the sales team efforts by managing and enhancing the communication between Walter and its Channel Partners, growing relationships with management at the channel partners and develop sales strategies in their respective areas. In addition, each will implement programs, track sales, help facilitate promotions, host training sessions and ensure successful Walter and channel partner outcomes.
Novak-Isackson joined Walter in June 2017 as Channel Development Specialist. Engler has been involved in manufacturing and distribution for over 25 years and was most recently National Sales Manager at Regal Cutting Tools in Roscoe, IL.
According to Benjamin, “After careful analysis Walter decided that the best way to support our sales organization, channel partners and our aggressive growth strategy, was to split the Channel Development Manager’s position by region.”
Walter, a global leader in the metalworking industry for over 100 years, offers a wide range of precision tools for milling, turning, drilling and threading applications. The company helps customers in the aviation and aerospace industries, automotive, energy, and general industry improve process reliability and increase productivity. As an innovative partner capable of creating digital process solutions for optimal efficiency, Walter is pioneering Industry 4.0 throughout the machining industry. With Regional Headquarters in Waukesha, WI, Walter markets its competence brands Walter, Walter Titex, Walter Prototyp and Walter Multiply through a network of channel partners and field engineers across the USA, Canada, Mexico and Brazil. www.walter-tools.com/us