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Walter Surface Technologies Names CEO and Vice President

Marc-André Aubé

Walter Surface Technologies has announced two senior level appointments naming Marc-André Aubé to Chief Executive Officer and David Wright to Vice President, Corporate Development.

Following the recent acquisition of Walter Surface Technologies from ONCAP, in partnership with the existing management team, Marc-André Aubé has been promoted to the CEO position from his current role of President and COO. "Marc-André joined Walter in February of 2017 and has been instrumental in soundly executing on the company's organic and inorganic growth strategy," said a company spokesperson.

Prior to Walter, Aubé was president and chief operating officer of GardaWorld Protective Services, where his main responsibilities included driving the company's annual growth and ensuring operational excellence within a team composed of 26,000 Canadian security professionals. He is a trained engineer with an MBA and a CFA designation. Aubé's professional background features experience in various sectors, such as chemical products, oil and finance.

In addition, David Wright has been promoted to Vice President of Corporate Development. In his role, Wright will be leading strategic initiatives for the company including special projects and acquisition opportunities to deliver on the company's global growth plan. He joined Walter in 2015 as part of the company's Next to Succeed leadership program after which he held the position of business development manager.

Wright has a Bachelor of Science from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

"We are very excited about the opportunity to build on the Walter brand, legacy and business with our customers and partners," stated Marc-André Aubé, President and CEO, Walter Surface Technologies. We are focused on contributing to the success of our customers by helping them work better. We will continue to bring to market new product innovations, expand on our technical leadership and enter new market segments. This will enable more fabricators and MRO facilities to increase productivity in their workplace through the deployment of safer, more efficient and more cost-effective metalworking products and solutions."

For more information contact:

Walter Surface Technologies

810 Day Hill Road

Windsor, CT 06095


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