Walter Surface Technologies names safety sales director

Jean-Marie Maayoufi

In its quest to become a global leader for productivity and safety solutions in the metalworking industry, Walter Surface Technologies has appointed Jean-Marie Maayoufi as safety sales director of its safety division, leading sales for the Allegro Industries brand.

In this role, Maayoufi will lead Allegro’s safety specialists in North America toward growth. He will be working closely with both the Walter and Allegro sales teams as Walter continues its mission to promote the Allegro brand across North America. Maayoufi will support sales team through enhanced training and marketing programs in addition to continue to help customers work better by keeping them safe.

“Jean-Marie brings with him over 30 years of sales experience growing the Walter brand in both Canada and the United States,” said Mark Wilcox, president, U.S. sales, Walter Surface Technologies. “We are thrilled to see him take on this new challenge to replicate success for our safety division.”

This promotion is effective immediately.

Jean-Marie Maayoufi joined Walter Surface Technologies in 1991 and has successfully contributed to the brand’s growth for more three decades. He has held several sales leadership positions in both Canada and the United States and has contributed to the growth of Walter’s family of brands. 

Walter Surface Technologies provides innovative solutions for the global metal working industry. From high performance abrasives, power tools, and tooling to industrial, cleaners, degreasers, and lubricants, as well as personal protection equipment and onsite safety, Walter focuses on helping its customers work better. Founded in 1952, the company is established in seven countries throughout North America, South America, and Europe. International headquarters is in Montreal, and U.S. headquarters is in Windsor, Connecticut.

With more than three decades of experience in the safety industry, Allegro Industries designs and manufactures high-quality safety and PPE equipment for maximum convenience and ease of use in the field. All Allegro products are backed by outstanding customer service, technical support, and fast delivery. Selling exclusively through authorized distributors in the U.S., Canada, and abroad, Allegro offers a complete line of respirators, air sources, ventilation equipment, ergonomics, respiratory accessories, eyewear maintenance, and confined space equipment.