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New Managing Director at AkzoNobel Industrial Coatings

Daniela Vlad

Daniela Vlad has been appointed Managing Director of AkzoNobel Industrial Coatings and will lead the strategic direction across a diverse product portfolio, including Coil and Extrusion Coatings, Packaging Coatings, Wood Finishes, and Wood Adhesives.

“She brings a wealth of experience and expertise, having joined AkzoNobel from Philips in 2019,” the company said in a statement.

“Since then, she’s held a variety of key leadership positions within our coatings businesses, having previously led our Automotive (OEM) and Aerospace activities. During the last four years, Daniela successfully led Powder Coatings through the company’s ‘15 by 20’ journey and subsequently implemented an accelerated growth strategy under ‘Grow & Deliver’.”

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