Since 2015, Cocuzzi has held concurrently the following positions: technical director of the National Coil Coating Association, VP of the ChemQuest Group (Cincinnati, OH) and consultant to the ChemQuest Technology Institute (South Boston, VA).
From 1981 through 2015, Cocuzzi held key positions at Akzo Nobel Coatings, Inc., with his most recent position being global manager, innovation & sustainability, coil and extrusion coatings.
In 1974, Cocuzzi launched his career by joining Sherwin-Williams Company’s coil coatings, general industrial coatings division as chemist, group leader, a position he held through 1981.
Cocuzzi in 1999 served as chair of the American Chemical Society’s Science and Engineering Division (Polymeric Materials); while the following year, he chaired ASTM’s D01.53 Committee on Coil Coated Metal.
“David Cocuzzi is well suited for his various industry roles having cultivated an exemplary work ethic, extraordinary analytical skills, and creativity, backed by four decades of global specialty chemicals’ experience,” ChemQuest President and CEO Dan Murad said. “David always exceeds our clients’ expectations.”