Kaj Brandt has been appointed the new CEO of CPS Color. He takes over from Henrik Lif and will start his new position on June 1st, 2013.
Kaj Brandt has extensive experience in the paint and coatings industry. Most recently he served as general manager for Sherwin Williams Europe. Prior to that Brandt was the CEO of the Becker Acroma group for almost ten years.
The current CEO, Henrik Lif, has been with CPS Color since 2009. One of his tasks during this period was the reorganization of the company into two separate divisions – Colorants and Equipment. This task has now been successfully completed. Lif has commuted from Sweden to Finland and now he wants to seek new opportunities closer to his home.
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