International Paint LLC, an AkzoNobel company and a provider of high-performance protective coatings, linings and fire protection products, has promoted Chris McMillan to protective coatings senior market manager. McMillan will be responsible for providing leadership and increased effectiveness to all protective coatings market managers over the power, oil and gas, high-value infrastructure, commercial infrastructure and water and waste water market segments throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Central America.
International Paint has also appointed Karl Nollsch to dual positions as water and wastewater market manager, Americas, and protective coatings distributor program coordinator. Nollsch will be responsible for providing leadership to all marketing and new business development efforts for the growing water and wastewater market throughout the Americas. In addition, he will spearhead the new Protective Coatings Distributor Program serving as liaison between protective coatings and specialty business sales teams.
Lastly, International Paint has hired Martin Criado as marine and protective coatings manager, Latin America. Criado will be responsible for managing all marketing, sales and business development efforts for the marine and five key protective coatings market segments throughout Latin America.
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