Atkore International appointed John Stampfel to vice president of business development and strategy.
He succeeds Mark Lamps, who was promoted to president of Atkore's Mechanical Products and Solutions business earlier this year. Stampfel reports directly to Bill Waltz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atkore.
Stampfel will be responsible for developing corporate strategies focused on key business opportunities, including acquisitions, strategic alliances and other capital deployment initiatives.
Stampfel held a broad range of roles with increasing responsibility in sales, marketing, operations, service and general management. Most recently, Stampfel held the role of vice president -- innovation and strategy for the Electrical Systems and Services Group of Eaton. Prior to that, he was vice president and general manager for the Electrical Engineering Systems and Services Division. Stampfel also held the position of managing director-Eaton Industries (Netherlands) where he led the Electrical Solutions and Services business across the Netherlands, Belgium, UK and Abu Dhabi. During his tenure with Eaton, Stampfel also held roles of plant manager, manufacturing manager, product marketing manager and sales engineer.
Stampfel received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Boston University, and earned certifications in Lean Enterprise Systems Design and Leadership Development.