Debbie Davis Waltermire joined A. O. Smith in 2017, bringing with her over 38 years of experience with Eastman Chemical and the US Department of Energy where her focus was on transformational leadership of Procurement (Direct/Indirect/Logistics) and Due Diligence and Integration of Mergers and Acquisitions. She has additional experience with manufacturing management and process improvement as well as P&L responsibility in the Coating and Inks Business.
For A.O. Smith, Debbie manages the newly developed Indirect Capital Procurement Process while overseeing its utilization and continuous improvement. This new process has already proven to be a vital tool to help reduce project risk exposure, streamline workflows with clearly defined roles and responsibilities, improve project completion time and provide the ability to leverage cross company projects for cost reductions and standardization.
Debbie graduated from West Virginia University with Bachelor Degrees in Chemistry and Biology and Master Degree in Chemical Engineering.