Bill Werra Joins C&W Environmental Solutions as Chief Growth Officer

Bill WerraC&W Environmental Solutions is pleased to announce that Bill Werra has joined the company as Chief Growth Officer and a member of the executive leadership team. The newly created position aligns sales and marketing with product and business development to deliver new value to its customers and expand its reach into new markets.

“C&W is the recognized leader in innovative dust collection systems for the Ready-Mix market and well known for its innovative technologies and best-in-class equipment,” Werra said.  “I’m excited to join a company that has such a solid foundation upon which to build. Our goal, as a team, is to look for new ways to better serve customers across industries. We also look to help them maximize operational efficiencies, reduce environmental impact and create healthier, safer work environments.”

The position leverages the experience, relationships and also the industry knowledge Werra has built over a successful 25-year career. Most recently, he was vice president of commercial operations for Sentry Equipment. Here, Werra directed the company’s expansion into new markets, led several strategic acquisitions, and managed Sentry’s sales, distribution network and marketing teams. He began his career in sales and sales management for Schenck Process LLC, a leading industrial solutions provider, where he managed a network of dealers, many of whom are today part of C&W’s dealer network.

A word from the president

According to Deryl Beakley, C&W president, Werra is a strong addition to the C&W executive team. “Bill Werra is an exceptional leader with significant industry knowledge and a broad range of experience. But more than that, Bill is an expert at building relationships. He understands the importance of making sure that every voice is heard. Additionally, as a team, we align ourselves in our commitment to deliver unprecedented customer value. At the end of the day, it is this capability that will drive C&W’s future growth.”

Werra is currently the immediate past president of the Process Equipment Manufacturers’ Association and is a member of the organization’s executive committee and board of directors. He also serves as a member of the Association of Corporate Growth – Wisconsin’s board of directors and program committee.

He is also a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

About C&W

C&W Environmental Solutions is a dust collection and air pollution control manufacturing company. IT is a company that provides solutions across multiple industries. C&W engineers and builds environmental systems that keep employees and the environment safe from harmful dust and fumes. The company also offers a variety of replacement parts and filter media. They also provide engineering audits, ducting and accessories. For further information, visit

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