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William Bell

CSO
Works with industrial companies to drive double-digit revenue growth and margin improvement through unique strategic sales initiatives and high-impact revenue growth solutions.

About William

With over 20 years of CEO experience, Bill brings a track record of building and restoring market share in competitive and complex business environments. Highly experienced within the automotive, industrial engineering, and technology sectors, he is known for delivering triple-digit million-dollar top-line revenue growth initiatives while substantially improving the bottom line results. A seasoned board member, Bill employs an empowering company leadership style characterized by a coaching approach focused on respect and integrity and developing high-impact, collaborative solutions.

How William has Helped Businesses Grow

  • At Leadec Corporation, grew the top line by over 80% while substantially increasing the bottom-line position within 24 months. Developed a sales and marketing playbook that focused on adjacent market penetration and unique Blue Ocean strategies.
  • Doubled the global revenue within four years at Dürr Ecoclean GmbH by restructuring the business development team and relaunching a global sales focus divided into market segments.
  • At Dürr Ecoclean North America, increased annual revenues by over 62% while improving average gross margins from 15% to 22% within 36 months.
  • Boosted sales 43% and drove average gross margins up 2X; achieving 3X in two years while increasing company competitiveness.
  • Grew sales volume 2.5 times within 24 months and improved average gross margin from 9% to 24% at Schenck RoTec, by implementing a unique recurring revenue strategy.
  • Grew revenues from $4 million to $85 million by spearheading a dealer sales network initiative, implementing a market segmentation plan, and developing a comprehensive go-to-market strategy at a startup metrology equipment supplier.

Published Works

Executive Experience

  • President, CEO, Leadec Corporation
  • Global CEO, Member of the Senior Executive Group Dürr AG, Dürr Ecoclean GmbH
  • President, CEO, Dürr Ecoclean Inc.
  • President, CEO, Schenck RoTec Corporation
  • Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Carl Zeiss IMT Corporation

Education

B.A., Political Science & Government, University of Pittsburgh

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Expertise

Industry Experience
  • Manufacturing
Specialties
  • Growth Strategy
  • Sales Growth
  • Go-to-Market Strategy
  • International Expansion
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