Products and Customers
Axalta develops, manufactures and sells a wide selection of performance and transportation coatings around the world. Our customers range from the largest, global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to small, family-owned businesses. All of whom have one thing in common – the promise of Axalta quality. Our employees are committed to providing the best possible customer experience, service and product support to every one of our brands.
Axalta appoints Yves Kerstens as Vice President and President for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Klaus Gast as Business Director for Powder Coatings in Europe
Axalta today announced the appointment of Yves Kerstens as Vice President and President of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. He succeeds Matthias Schönberg. Klaus Gast joins the company as its Business Director for Powder Coatings business in Europe. Both appointments were effective as of 1 August 2018.
Axalta today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Terrence Hahn as Chief Executive Officer, effective September 4, 2018, succeeding Charlie Shaver, who served as Axalta’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 2013. Hahn will also serve on Axalta’s Board of Directors, expanding the Board’s size from eight to nine Directors.
Dr Michael Koerner, Research Fellow at Axalta, won the SURCAR Technology Achievement Award in recognition for his presentation entitled Exterior Colorcoats for Digital Printing. The presentation explained research combining coating technology with digital paint application. The Award was received at SURCAR’s inaugural North America conference in Detroit, Michigan, USA.