AkzoNobel Announces Leadership Changes

AkzoNobel Announces Leadership Changes

Dan Carranza, John Griffin and Dustin Warren were all recently promoted to new posts within the company.

AkzoNobel announced John Griffin, regional director, Americas, automotive and specialty coatings, has assumed responsibility for AkzoNobel’s global film business in addition to his current responsibilities.

With adjustments to the U.S. vehicle refinishes sales organizational structure, the company also announced that, effective immediately, Dan Carranza is promoted to sales director, vehicle refinishes, for the U.S. and Mexico, and will continue to report directly to Griffin.

Carranza has assumed responsibility for all vehicle refinishing sales and service activities for the U.S. and Mexico. In addition to his current team, he assumes responsibility for the business services and technical services teams. He brings over 30 years of experience in the collision repair industry, including national and regional leadership positions at both FinishMaster and LKQ, and served as a board member on the I-CAR National Committee, AkzoNobel said.

Also effective immediately, Dustin Warren is promoted to sales manager, vehicle refinishes for the Eastern Region of the U.S., reporting to Carranza. Warren assumes responsibility for all vehicle refinishes sales activities in the Eastern Region of the U.S. He has 27 years of experience with DuPont Automotive Finishes and FinishMaster, plus over two years as an AkzoNobel district sales manager.

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