Akzo Nobel: The company announced
the election of David A. Cocuzzi, technology
manager of Akzo Nobel Coil
Coatings in North America, to the
board of directors of the Cool Roof
Rating Council (CRRC) and his subsequent
appointment as vice chair of the
board. As the only representative of
the coil coatings industry on the CRRC
Board, Mr. Cocuzzi brings more than
30 years of coatings and building
industry experience to this position.
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