Axalta Selected as Having the Delaware Valley Human Resources Department of the Year

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) global Human Resources organization was recently awarded the Delaware Valley HR Department of the Year award. This award focuses on human resources departments that had led significant change efforts and demonstrated best practices in the field. Axalta was recognized in the large employer category for its outstanding leadership as a company that has transitioned from a division of a large corporation to private equity ownership to a public company in a 20 month timeframe.

“We are thrilled to receive this award,” explained Joe McDougall, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. “The pace of change at Axalta has been rewarding from a business perspective but it also has been a process we’ve endeavored to manage carefully for our 12,000 employees. While our Human Resources department enjoys the accolades, it is the resilience of our employees around the world who have embraced our new company culture while never losing focus on our customers who we put first.”

The Delaware Valley HR Department of the Year award was founded in 1998 and recognizes HR professionals and organizations who have made significant contributions to their companies and the profession overall.

Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, automotive refinish and commercial vehicles to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With more than 145 years of experience in the coatings industry, the 12,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 120,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit and follow us @axalta on twitter.

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