Walter announces personnel changes

June 3, 2013

Walter USA, a manufacturer of cutting tools in Waukesha, Wis., has announced the appointment of Kim Seidelman to managing director and Jeff Kraez to national sales director.

Seidelman joined Walter through the Valenite integration in 2010 as the director of sales for key accounts. He started his career as a sales engineer with a distributor in Wisconsin and has more than 27 years of experience in the metal cutting tool industry.

Kraez most recently served as Walter’s sales director for distribution. He joined the company through the Titex integration in 2006 and started his career as the director of sales for Titex and Prototyp. Kraez has more than 18 years of experience in the metalworking industry.