President and Chief Operating Officer
Chris Walton joined TEAM International in 2000, and assumed the role of Branch Manager. His responsibilities included managing Sales and Recruiting, and helping integrate several key acquisitions. In 2003, TEAM launched its offshore business, with its first location in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
Chris relocated to Kharkiv in 2006, and assumed the role of Director of Operations. Chris spent 5-years in Kharkiv, during which TEAM grew extensively, and achieved CMMi Level 3 certification. In 2008, Chris assumed his current role of President and Chief Operating Officer. Since that time, TEAM has expanded its operations to Kiev and Lviv (Ukraine), Lublin (Poland), and Medellin (Colombia). TEAM has replicated best practices and processes in each new location, assuring the highest quality of delivery and customer satisfaction. Chris’ focus is ensuring the highest quality service for our customers, delivering projects and services on time and on budget.
Prior to TEAM, Chris spent 15 years in the medical equipment manufacturing industry with Invacare Corporation, a global leader in the home and long-term healthcare markets. With Invacare, he was responsible for plant operations and Total Quality Management (TQM) initiatives, including ISO 9000 and Six Sigma.