International Paint hires
International Paint LLC, a division of Akzo Nobel, has hired Tim Riley to serve as their new marketing manager for the high value infrastructure markets throughout North America.
A coatings veteran for more than 11 years, Riley was recruited by International Paint to help direct the company’s long term efforts for developing the growth of intumescent fireproofing and high performance coatings sales in high value infrastructure markets including commercial and public structures and bridges. Most recently Riley was employed as a regional fireproofing manger for Carboline Company, managing fireproofing sales and marketing activity in an 11 state region.
International Paint has also hired Christina Schutz as the company’s new account executive for the Kentucky and southern Indiana region. In her new role, she will help direct the company’s long-term efforts for growing their protective coatings customer base throughout Kentucky and southern Indiana.
Soft-touch or soft-feel coatings are employed to create a variety of haptic effects on plastic, paper and metal substrates. Haptic effects can improve a consumer’s perceived value of the product, and influence them to buy the product over other…