Axalta appoints Borealis CEO its board directors

Axalta appoints Borealis CEO to its board of directors

9:27 AM, 21st June 2016
Axalta appoints Borealis CEO to its board of directors

PHILADELPHIA, US: Axalta Coating Systems (AXTA) has appointed Mark Garrett, currently the chief executive officer (CEO) of Borealis AG to its board of directors.

Garrett has over 30 years of experience in senior management roles in the chemical sector. After assuming his current position at Borealis, he set the company on a strong trajectory that included driving growth as vice chairman at Abu Dhabi Polymers Company Ltd. Garrett is also a member of the board of directors at Umicore NV and a member of the advisory board of Webster Vienna Private University.

“Mark’s broad experience and senior leadership positions in the petrochemical industry will enable him to make a strong contribution to the Board. His global experience in managing and expanding businesses around the world, including his most recent focus in the Middle East, also will help guide our growth in mature and emerging markets alike,” said Charlie Shaver, Axalta’s chairman and CEO.

“Coatings play such an integral role in so many industries both to improve customer productivity and extend the lifespan of the products they coat,” said Garrett. Axalta’s global scope and extensive product portfolio offer an exciting opportunity for me to contribute.”

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