● Akzo Nobel: Chuck Mayne has been
appointed global manager automotive
aftermarket for Akzo Nobel car refinishes.
Using his expertise in the automotive
field, Mr. Mayne will lead Akzo
Nobel’s global effort to enhance the
profitability of car repair facilities in
dealerships and he will be responsible
for continuing and extending relationships
with major automotive companies
worldwide. Most recently, he held
the position of general manager for the
specialty coatings USA segment within
the industrial coatings business unit.
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