International Paint LLC, an AkzoNobel company, has promoted Chris McMillan to Protective Coatings Marketing Manager for North America.
McMillan will be responsible for all marketing and marketing communications activities for the company’s International Paint, Devoe, Environline and Ceilcote brands serving the oil and gas, industrial, water & wastewater, infrastructure and other markets throughout the U.S., Canada and Latin America.
McMillan has more than 12 years of coatings industry experience. He began his career at International Paint in 1999, working with the Research and Technology laboratory in color and product formulations, then moved into product and market management until he was named Senior Market Manager in 2008.
NACE, SSPC Ties
McMillan has a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Science from Texas A&M University, holds a NACE Level 3 Coatings Inspector certification, and is an active member of SSPC. In his spare time, McMillan volunteers at a local animal rescue organization, is an avid football fan and enjoys outdoor recreation with his family.
“We are delighted to move Chris into this expanded senior management role,” said Chris Tiernay, Vice President Protective Coatings, North America. “His proven expertise in product development, market management and marketing will continue to be a tremendous asset and support to our ongoing branding efforts throughout North America.”
International Paint is one of the world’s leading providers of high-performance protective coatings, linings and fire protection products.