BASF Coatings North America names new marketing director

Aug. 31, 2011

Aug. 31, 2011—BASF Automotive Refinish on Wednesday announced Vitor Margaronis was named marketing director for BASF Coatings North America.

Margaronis is responsible for overseeing marketing activities of the BASF Automotive Refinish, OEM, Industrial and Commercial Transport Systems businesses.

Margaronis previously served BASF in Canada in the areas of marketing, finance, logistics operations and project management, according to BASF.

Margaronis has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and an MBA in marketing from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

“With his deep understanding of BASF businesses, customers and markets, Vitor is an excellent addition to our team. His varied and diverse experiences across BASF position him well for continued success,” said Juan Carlos Ordonez, senior vice president of BASF Coatings North America.

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