Axalta Announces Addition to Head of Global Operations
Jan. 22, 2016—Axalta Coating Systems has named Dan Key as its new senior vice president, operations and supply chain. Key will oversee Axalta’s manufacturing network and will be responsible for the delivery of products to customers around the world.
“I’m very excited to have Dan join Axalta in such a key global position,” explained Charlie Shaver, Axalta chairman and CEO. “Our customers depend on Axalta to deliver quality products that are manufactured to the highest standards and delivered on time. Dan’s extensive operations experience will enable us to continue to meet customer expectations and enable them to rely on Axalta’s products each and every day. With extensive experience working in industries adjacent to ours, Dan is also well suited to identify opportunities to enhance productivity and efficiencies while maintaining our commitment to safety and minimizing our environmental footprint.”
Before his new position at Axalta, Key served as vice president and chief supply chain officer at Sigma-Aldrich. Prior to that he was vice president for integrated supply chain at UOP, a Honeywell company. Earlier in his career he held positions at Northstar Print Group, Morton International and Westinghouse Savannah River Corp.