NORCROSS, Ga. — AkzoNobel Car Refinishes Americas has announced the addition of John Beckworth to its North American organization. Beckworth will work with the company’s strategic accounts organization. His primary focus will be the advancement of the company’s Process Centered Environment (PCE) initiative within the U.S. and Canadian markets.
Beckworth is a pioneer of the PCE concept. As the former co-owner of Collision Works, located in Baltimore, Md., he introduced process improvement programs in early 2004. He has been a vocal industry proponent for the advantages of PCE, frequently serving as a subject matter expert for programs throughout the U.S. and Canada.