AkzoNobel announced that Daniela Vlad has been appointed as Managing Director of AkzoNobel Industrial Coatings. 

Daniela will lead the strategic direction across a diverse product portfolio, including Coil and Extrusion Coatings, Packaging Coatings, Wood Finishes and Wood Adhesives.  

She brings a wealth of experience and expertise, having joined AkzoNobel from Philips in 2019. She’s held a variety of key leadership positions within their coatings businesses, having previously led their Automotive (OEM) and Aerospace activities. During the last four years, Daniela successfully led Powder Coatings through the company’s 15 by 20 journey and subsequently implemented an accelerated growth strategy under Grow & Deliver.