Daniela Vlad

AzkoNobel has announced that Daniela Vlad has been appointed as managing director of AkzoNobel Industrial Coatings.

Vlad will lead the strategic direction across a diverse product portfolio, including coil and extrusion coatings, packaging coatings, wood finishes and wood adhesives. She joined AkzoNobel in 2019 and has held a variety of key leadership positions within the company’s coatings businesses since then, including having led its Automotive (OEM) and Aerospace activities.

“I’m both proud and delighted to be leading such a diverse business as industrial coatings,” she said. “Its various activities cover a wide-ranging industry and product portfolio … It’s incredible to see just how far our products and services reach and how committed our team is in helping our customers. I’m really excited to have joined such a talented team and look forward to leading the business into a new era of progress and development.”