Joseph McDougall named President, Global Refinish

Benoit Bazin

Joseph McDougall has been named Senior Vice President and President, Global Refinish at Axalta Coating Systems. In this new role at the company, Mr. McDougall will be responsible for Axalta’s global refinish business which provides coatings, application technologies and service and support resources to customers in the collision repair and vehicle aftermarket sectors in more than 130 countries.

Mr. McDougall joined Axalta in 2013 as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer and subsequently assumed additional responsibilities, which he will continue to oversee, for Corporate Affairs, Global Branding and Sustainability initiatives. He has been responsible for developing the company’s global organization structure, corporate culture, talent acquisition and development and has been part of Axalta’s leadership team. In his new position, he will work closely with Axalta’s regional refinish management organizations to increase synergies and support the development and execution of long term growth strategies.

Mr. Joseph McDougall was Vice President, Human Resources, Communications and Six Sigma for Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies. He served in a number of positions in Honeywell including Vice President, Human Resources for their Air Transport Division, Director of Human Resources for Honeywell Corporate from 2004-2007, Director of Compensation, Benefits and HRIS for Honeywell’s Specialty Materials Group from 2003-2004.

He served in human resources leadership roles at the Goodson Newspaper Group and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton. He started his career as a human resources and benefits consultant. Mr. McDougall holds a B.A. from Rider University and Graduated Beta Gamma Sigma with an M.B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University.

About Axalta Coating Systems

Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With more than 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the approximately 13,600 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology.