William E. Waltz has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Atkore, Inc. since 2018. Prior to the appointment, he served in several executive roles for the Company, including Chief Operating Officer and Group President of the Atkore Electrical Raceway reporting segment. In addition to serving on Atkore’s Board of Directors, Mr. Waltz serves as a Director of Quanex Building Products Corporation and a Governor for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). He also serves on the Board of Trustees at Manufacturers Alliance.
Prior to joining Atkore in 2013, Mr. Waltz was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Strategic Materials, Inc., North America’s largest glass recycling company. Previously, he spent 15 years in various divisions of Pentair plc, including President-Pentair Flow Technologies. Mr. Waltz began his career at General Electric Company and as a Deloitte Management consultant. Mr. Waltz earned a Masters of Business Administration from Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, a Masters of Science in Computer Science from Villanova University, a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, and was a graduate of General Electric’s Information Systems Management Program.