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Stampfel joins Atkore as VP business development


September 13, 2019
By Kavita Sabharwal-Chomiuk
Courtesy of Atkore International

Sept. 13, 2019 – Atkore International has named John Stampfel as its vice president of business development and strategy. In this role, Stampfel will develop corporate strategies focused on key business opportunities, including acquisitions, strategic alliances and other capital deployment initiatives.

Reporting to Bill Waltz, president and chief executive officer, Stampfel succeeds Mark Lamps, who was recently promoted to President of Atkore’s Mechanical Products and Solutions arm.

“John’s experience in driving innovation, acquisitions and other new business development will be valuable contributions to Atkore in achieving our grown objectives,” said Waltz, in a press release.

Stampfel graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, and earned certifications in Lean Enterprise Systems Design and Leadership Development. He gained experience with increasing responsibility in sales, marketing, operations, service and general management during a 28-year career at Eaton. Most recently, Stampfel held the position of vice president – innovation and strategy for Eaton’s Electrical Systems and Services Group. Prior to that, he held various management roles throughout the organization.