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Hempel Names Global Head of Renewable Energy

Monday, March 22, 2021

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At the beginning of the month, global coating supplier Hempel A/S announced that David Heal would be joining the team as the new Global Head of Renewable Energy.

The news arrives as Hempel looks to strengthen its leadership position as part of its commitment to sustainability in its new Double Impact strategy, in addition to its ambition to double the company by 2025.

“We are determined to grow and secure leadership positions within our renewable energy segment to become the leading coating solutions provider, while expanding in scope to support our customers as they transition to more sustainable solutions,” the company noted.

Hempel A/S

At the beginning of the month, global coating supplier Hempel A/S announced that David Heal would be joining the team as the new Global Head of Renewable Energy.

Heal is reported to have over 25 years of experience from technical and commercial leadership roles in the protective and coatings industry. In his new role, having gone into effect on March 1, plans to add new perspectives and support Hempel’s Double Impact strategy and growth ambitions.

“We are happy to welcome David to the Hempel team and look forward to working together as we embark on our strategic journey to double our business,” said Martin Wiese, Head of Protective & Industrial Business at Hempel. “We will enter new markets such as coatings for wind blades and services, build strategic partnerships to ensure more efficiency through the entire value chain and help our customers reach their business and sustainability targets so we continue to be their trusted partner.”

Heal also added, “I am excited to join Hempel and to become part of the ambitious growth strategy. The energy transition is changing the market and more customers are accelerating their sustain-ability focus – we will adapt too in order to meet demand and create the demand of tomorrow. I am looking forward to bringing an inclusive and people focused approach to ensure we continue to win in our core segments and to support the drive of excellence in everything we do.”


Tagged categories: Asia Pacific; Business management; Business matters; Business operations; Coatings; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Hempel; Industrial coatings; Latin America; North America; Program/Project Management; Protective Coatings; Z-Continents

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