Axalta Coating Systems Appoints Aaron Weis Vice President and Chief Information Officer
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aaron Weis has joined Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading provider of liquid and powder coatings, as Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Mr. Weis will report to Axalta Chairman and CEO Charlie Shaver and be responsible for all the company’s global information technology infrastructure.
Aaron Weis, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Axalta Coating Systems (Photo: Business Wire)
“Information technology is a backbone of our organization,” explained Shaver. “Superior information technology enables us to provide our customers with the latest information about our products and ensures we can support their businesses as efficiently as possible. Information technology also makes our business run more effectively which improves our own productivity and speed to market.”
Mr. Weis joins Axalta from Sensata Technologies, the world’s leading supplier of sensors and controls, where he served as Vice President & General Manager of the company’s Magnetic Speed and Position business. Mr. Weis had also been Sensata’s first Chief Information Officer and created the strategic plan for information technology integration during the company’s separation from Texas Instruments and subsequent IPO. From 2003 through 2006, he was Vice President, Business Applications and Enabling Technologies at Tyco International in Princeton, NJ. Previously, he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility associated with managing information technology at Siemens between 1998 and 2003.
Mr. Weis holds a M.B.A. from Villanova University and a B.A. from the University of Illinois.
About Axalta Coating Systems
Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colourful, 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 axaltacoatingsystems.com and follow us @axalta on twitter.
Source: Axalta Coating Systems
Released January 15, 2015