Weiler Abrasives Group names new Managing Director

May 15, 2017 - 02:00pm

Weiler Abrasives Group, Cresco, Penn., a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes and maintenance products for surface conditioning, announced last month that it appointed Bill Dwyre as Managing Director of the newly formed Americas business. This promotion, part of a larger restructuring, supports the integration of the “game changing” 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 the 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 Chris Weiler, CEO, Weiler Abrasives Group.  “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.

Related Glossary Terms

  • abrasive


    Substance used for grinding, honing, lapping, superfinishing and polishing. Examples include garnet, emery, corundum, silicon carbide, cubic boron nitride and diamond in various grit sizes.


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