Axalta names former DURA Automotive's executive to its board

8:12 AM, 10th June 2021
Former president & chief operating officer of DURA Automotive Systems Tyrone Michael Jordan, brings deep mobility expertise to the Axalta board.

PHILADELPHIA, US: Axalta Coating Systems announced that Tyrone Michael Jordan (TJ) has been appointed to its board of directors, effective immediately. He will serve on the company's environment, health, safety & sustainability committee and nominating and corporate governance committee.

"As an accomplished leader in the global mobility and aerospace industries, TJ brings valuable experience and insights relevant to Axalta's Mobility business, as well as a strong international and innovation background," said Mark Garrett, Axalta's board chair.

With the appointment of Jordan, Axalta's Board is composed of ten directors, all with unique backgrounds and experience in areas important to Axalta's business, including executive leadership, finance, audit, management consulting and global operations, and in relevant industries, including specialty chemicals and several of Axalta's end markets.
"TJ's experience scaling new technologies makes him an ideal addition to our board as Axalta continues to leverage our best-in-class technologies to grow our businesses globally," said Robert Bryant, Axalta's chief executive officer.

Jordan, 59, currently serves on the boards of directors of Oshkosh Corporation, TPI Composites Inc and Trinity Industries Inc. He also serves on the dean's advisory board of the College of Business of Eastern Michigan University.

Jordan is the former president & chief operating officer of DURA Automotive Systems, a tier one supplier of mechatronic control systems for hybrid/electric vehicle systems, Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS), and luxury trim systems for premier automotive brands. He had joined DURA in 2015, following an accomplished 30-year career which included executive roles at General Motors Corporation (GM) and United Technologies Corporation (UTC).

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