Weiler names new VP of sales for U.S. and Canada
Chad McDonald brings more than 18 years of experience in sales and marketing.
Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning, has announced the appointment of Chad McDonald as the new vice president of sales, U.S. and Canada. In his role at Weiler, McDonald will oversee all sales activities in the U.S. and Canada, including field sales, national accounts and manufacturer’s rep groups. He will also be responsible for continuing to strengthen Weiler’s relationships with distribution partners, end users and industry associations.
“We are pleased to welcome Chad McDonald to the Weiler team. He brings a wealth of experience and leadership, and has a proven track record of helping companies achieve financial and strategic goals,” says Bill Dwyre, managing director, Americas, Weiler Abrasives Group.
McDonald most recently served as director of sales for the power tool division at APEX Tool Group, and comes to Weiler with more than 18 years of sales and marketing experience representing a diverse mix of companies, products and industries. He brings expertise in sales leadership, key account management, product commercialization and program development, among other key areas.
Prior to his time at APEX Tool Group, McDonald was the business unit director for KaVo Dental, a Danaher business, where he led both the sales and marketing teams in the U.S. He has also held various sales and marketing roles with Danaher Tool Group and IRWIN Industrial Tools.
McDonald holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Georgia Southern University and an MBA from Loyola University Maryland.
As an industry leader and global manufacturer of surface conditioning solutions, Weiler Abrasives Group is dedicated to forging collaborative relationships with our customers in diverse markets — Metal Fabrication; Industrial Production; and Maintenance, Repair & Operations — to tackle their toughest cleaning, grinding, cutting, de-burring, and finishing challenges.
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