Axalta Names New SVP of Global Industrial Coatings


Global liquid and powder coatings supplier Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. recently named its new Senior Vice President of Global Industrial Coatings, Shelley Bausch.

Bausch officially stepped into her new role on Jan. 1.

Previously, Bausch was working at engineered products manufacturer, Carlisle Companies Inc. The company manufacturers a variety of products used in roofing, architectural metal, aerospace, medical technologies, industrial, transportation, refinish, and agriculture, mining and construction equipment markets.

Employed at Carlisle since 2017, Bausch led the Asia Pacific region and the Fluid Technologies business unit. Prior to this position, she worked at PPG from 2014 to 2017, leading the Industrial Coatings business, and spent 25 years at Dow Corning Corporation in a variety of senior management and commercial roles before that.

“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 earned a B.S. in business administration, summa cum laude, from Alma College and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan – Flint.

On starting in her new role, Bausch said, “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.


Tagged categories: Asia Pacific; Axalta; Business management; Business matters; Business operations; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Health & Safety; Industrial coatings; Latin America; North America; Personnel; Z-Continents

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