HARVEY, Ill., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkore International today announced the appointment of William (Bill) Taylor to the position of President-Allied Tube & Conduit, effective February 4, 2013. Mr. Taylor will be located at Allied's headquarters and primary manufacturing facility in Harvey, IL.
"Bill is a strong leader who brings tremendous experience leading complex global manufacturing organizations," said John Williamson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atkore International. "His proven track record of increased sales and profitability through improved quality and customer satisfaction naturally align with our goal of driving value for our customers, our shareholders and our employees."
Mr. Taylor spent four years as the President at ITT Interconnect Solutions. From 2006-2008, he served as President of ITT China/India, and from 2003-2006 he held executive-level positions at ITT's Industrial and Biopharm Group.
Prior to his tenure with ITT, Mr. Taylor was President of Delta Companies Consolidated in Denham Springs, Louisiana. A significant amount of his career was devoted at Sundyne Corporation, where he held roles of increasing responsibility for quality, sales, service and engineering before becoming President. Mr. Taylor began his career at Sundstrand Aviation.
Mr. Taylor received a Bachelor of Science degree in Technical Management from Regis University, located in Denver, CO.
About Atkore International
Atkore International Inc. is a global manufacturer of galvanized steel tubes and pipes, electrical conduit, armored wire and cable, metal framing systems and building components; serving a wide range of construction, electrical, fire and security, mechanical and automotive applications. With approximately 3,000 employees, 20 manufacturing and 17 distribution facilities worldwide, Atkore supplies global customers with innovative solutions and quality products. To learn more, please visit www.atkore.com.
SOURCE Atkore International