AkzoNobel names industry's Most Influential Women of 2012

July 31, 2012

July 31, 2012— AkzoNobel Automotive & Aerospace Coatings Americas has named winners of the Most Influential Women in the Collision Repair Industry awards.

This year’s award winners are Kim Parson, president of Automotive Collision Technologies Inc. in Randallstown, Md.; Catherine Mills, executive director, Florida Autobody Collision Alliance in Orange Park, Fla.; and Kim Roberts, manager at Fix Auto in Barrie, Ontario in Canada.

The program, which was launched in 1998, recognizes women in the collision industry across the United States and Canada. The award recipients are honored for their contribution to the organizations they work in, the industry at large, and their respective communities, according to a news release_notes.

“The collision repair industry’s collective strength, image, and long-term sustainability is dependent on individuals who have passion, a vision and a vested interest in its future,” said Margret Kleinsman, general manager for AkzoNobel. “The leaders we are honoring with this prestigious award all share these qualities and are among the top tier of those who continue to make this a vital industry.”