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PPG enters the ABP Power List

PPG ‘s Market Director, UK & Ireland, Gethyn Davies’ has been recognised by the Auto Body Professionals Club (ABP) ‘Power List’ of the most powerful and influential people in the UK and Ireland body repair industry.

The  ABP ‘Power List’ is the result of in-depth discussions with a panel of distinguished figures from all aspects of the industry, selecting 40 individuals who they believe will have the greatest influence in shaping the car body repair industry over the next year.
Individuals have been judged on their character, the respect they command from their peers and their personal influence on the UK Body Repair Industry.

Davies is a new entrant immediately ranked at number 21 among PPG Industries customers and other leading industry peers including

  • David Mills, Direct Line Group and Thatcham Board member at number 1
  • Michael Wilmshurst, Nationwide Group at number 4
  • George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer at number 11
  • Matthew Whittall, Innovation Group at number 23
  • Andy Blair, ADR at number 28
  • Karl Vella, Karl Vella Group at number 39

TH ABP Club have over 1,700 members from all sides of the body repair industry including repairers, insurance, credit hire and accident management companies, vehicle, equipment and paint manufacturers, distribution and suppliers.

David Cresswell, ABP Club Chairman said: “The ABP Power List is the result of many hours of discussion around the country with distinguished figures from all sides of the industry to get their thoughts and guidance”.

Gethyn’s entrance to the ABP Power List reflects PPG’s positioning as the leading car refinish paint company and its credentials as the partner of choice for the majority of the leading OEM’s and bodyshops