Brian Martin joins AkzoNobel Automotive & Specialty Coatings

Troy, Mich. AkzoNobel announces that Brian Martin has joined its Automotive & Specialty Coatings division as Business Development Manager for North America. Brian reports directly to Dan Carranza, Sales Director Automotive & Specialty Coatings – USA and Mexico.

“AkzoNobel is committed to attracting top talent and we are thrilled to have Brian on board,” says Carranza. “Brian’s depth of experience and knowledge in the industry will add a tremendous amount of value to our business.”

OEM procedures are critical as vehicles become more technologically complex. In his new role, Brian will be instrumental in the continuing development of dealership collision programs and will be the AkzoNobel brand ambassador with all OEMs to capture OEM collision repair procedures and communicate with clients.

Brian has over 20 years of experience in the collision repair industry. His expertise has been highlighted in various collision industry publications on topics including Repair Planning, Paint and Material Inventory Systems, and Production Processes.

About AkzoNobel:

Since 1792, we’ve been supplying the innovative paints and coatings that help to color people’s lives and protect what matters most. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Sikkens, Lesonal, International and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and use our expertise to sustain and enhance the fabric of everyday life. Because we believe every surface is an opportunity. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering and long-established paints company that’s dedicated to providing sustainable solutions and preserving the best of what we have today – while creating an even better tomorrow. Let’s paint the future together.

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