Axalta appoints new President for US business

Axalta Coating Systems has appointed Mike Carr as Vice President and President, North America, responsible for the company’s business in the US and Canada.

“I’m very pleased to have Mike join our ranks to lead our North America business moving forward,” said Axalta Chairman and CEO Charlie Shaver.

“North America is a key region for our combined businesses. Mike’s broad experience in the automotive sector and his many positions operating in business-to-business environments make him ideally suited to spearhead our growth strategy and continue to integrate our resources to enhance our productivity and customer focus.”

Axalta’s North America operations are home to some of the company’s largest customers, including leading global vehicle manufacturers and some of the largest refinish and body shop franchises.

Carr joins Axalta from Johnson Controls Power Solutions division where he was most recently Vice President and General Manager for the United States and Canada.

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