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Double appointment at Axalta

Axalta has appointed Barry Snyder as Senior Vice President, Chief Operations and Supply Chain Officer while Robert Roop has been promoted to Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately.

Barry Snyder

The two leaders will drive Axalta’s commitment to innovation and growth in their new roles. Dr. Snyder will continue to serve on Axalta’s leadership team, while Dr. Roop will be added to the leadership team, both reporting directly to Axalta Chief Executive Officer, Robert Bryant.

“We are excited about these two new moves on Axalta’s leadership team and are proud to be able to promote from within our organisation,” said Bryant.  “Barry’s contributions as Axalta’s Chief Technology Officer for the past four plus years have helped the Company continue as the innovation leader in our industry and have supported our growth globally. Our technology organisation is as strong as it has ever been thanks to Barry’s commitment and drive to keep Axalta on the leading edge. Barry shares my commitment to operating Axalta’s sites safely and efficiently and to driving operational excellence throughout our organisation. We are thrilled to have him in this role.”

“Robert has been a critical strategic leader in Axalta’s technology organisation for the past ten years,” continued Bryant. “His technical expertise combined with strong business acumen will make him an outstanding new Chief Technology Officer as we continue to focus on differentiating ourselves through innovations that our customers want. Robert is committed to the development of a pipeline of new products and services to meet our customers’ evolving needs, and I look forward to working with him to realise our technology goals.”