Axalta Names Senior VP of Global Industrial Coatings


Last week, global liquid and powder coatings supplier Axalta announced that Shelley Bausch is joining the company as Senior Vice President, Global Industrial Coatings, effective Jan. 1, 2021.

Bausch previously worked at Carlisle Companies Inc., a manufacturer of engineered products used in roofing, architectural metal, aerospace, medical technologies, industrial, transportation, refinish, and agriculture, mining and construction equipment markets.

While at Carlisle, Bausch led the Asia Pacific region and the Fluid Technologies business, having started in 2017. Prior to her position there, worked in the Industrial Coatings business for PPG from 2014 to 2017 and spent 25 years at Dow Corning Corporation in a variety of senior management and commercial roles.

"Shelley is an outstanding business leader with extensive experience in industrial products and coatings,” said Robert W. Bryant, Axalta's President and CEO. “She will lead our current Industrial Coatings businesses globally, which include energy solutions, coil, wood, general industrial and powder coatings, and drive expansion into new industrial coatings markets.

“Shelley is a dynamic leader with experience managing complex product portfolios sold into diverse and fragmented industrial end markets. She is a valuable addition to our team, and I'm confident she will drive growth in our existing as well as new end-markets."

Bausch serves on the board of directors of the Kraton Corporation. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, summa cum laude, from Alma College and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan – Flint.

"Axalta's Industrial business has made significant strides in the past several years, and I look forward to joining a great team for the challenge of taking it to the next level and continuing to make it a major growth engine for the Company," said Bausch.


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