Willie Wu


Mr. Wu is President, Greater China of Axalta Coating Systems. Before joining Axalta, he oversaw the industrial coatings business of PPG’s Asia Pacific region from 2009 to 2016. Prior to that role, between 1991 and 2009 he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility in PPG’s automotive OEM and industrial businesses in Asia Pacific. His responsibilities included management of a number of strategic business units, including coatings for both automotive applications and industrial customers in functional, electronic and decorative end-markets.  Mr. Wu began his career at Hai Hong Chemical, a local coatings manufacturer in China. He has dual degrees in chemical engineering and economic analysis from Shanghai’s Jiao Tong University.