Axalta Announces Leadership Change
Axalta Coating Systems has announced the promotion of Troy Weaver to the position of Vice President, Global Refinish, effective immediately.
Weaver is to report directly to Robert Bryant, CEO of Axalta.
“We are thrilled to promote Troy to head up our Global Refinish business and add him to Axalta’s Leadership Team,” says Bryant. “Troy’s experience, in virtually every aspect of our Refinish business during the past 27 years, positions him extraordinarily well to be the next leader of this cornerstone business. His deep institutional knowledge of our Refinish business and the industry, his long-standing relationships with customers ranging from multi-shop operators to independent body shop owners, and his strong business acumen and sales and marketing expertise, make him a perfect fit for this leadership role.”
“Our Refinish business will continue to be an industry innovation leader,” adds Bryant. “We are committed to consistently delivering the exceptional products and services that our customers want. Troy has played a critical role in developing the plan that has driven our strong track record of growth and success. We are confident that his vision for the future will help us grow our Refinish business and industry-leading position.”
Commenting further on Weaver’s promotion, Bryant says, “We are proud to have another internal promotion on our leadership team. We believe the expertise, understanding, and continuity that our next generation of leaders, like Troy, brings new thinking and enhances our culture. Troy will be a great addition to our leadership team, and we expect that he will continue to differentiate our Refinish business through innovation, while he and his team deliver value to customers every day.”
Weaver was serving in the position of Vice President, North America Refinish in the company before being promoted to his current role. He was responsible for overseeing Axalta’s Refinish Business in Canada and the U.S. in his previous role. According to the company, its initiative to capture and grow its market share amongst multiple location collision shop operators, mega-dealers, and nationally recognized collision shop networks was also led by Weaver.
Weaver kick-started his career with DuPont Performance Coatings in 1992. Besides serving in several key Sales and Marketing leadership roles, he has also received DuPont’s Prestigious Marketing Excellence Award twice. Actively involved in the collision repair industry, he has previously been the Chairman of the Board of CIECA (Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association).