Axalta Announces Appoints New Chief Information & Digital Officer

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Axalta Coating Systems recently announced that effective immediately, Ashish Jawadiwar has been promoted to the position of Chief Information and Digital Officer.

He reports directly to Robert Bryant, CEO of Axalta. In his new role, Jawadiwar will be responsible for driving new IT processes and leveraging digital solutions to improve efficiency, productivity and connectivity of the company’s customers, suppliers and employees.

“I am excited for Ashish to join Axalta’s Leadership Team as our new Vice President and Chief Information & Digital Officer,” said Bryant. “During his time with Axalta, Ashish has demonstrated his abilities as an IT thought leader and partner on key business enablement and innovation projects.  He has a long and successful track record of driving IT innovations that enable faster and better business outcomes at global companies. It’s that skillset, experience, and expertise that will enable him to execute on our vision of bringing the best information technology and digital solutions to our global customers, partners, and workforce.”

“Ashish is a great example of the bench strength that we are building at Axalta,” continued Bryant.  “Our leadership team is committed to delivering results, providing best-in-class support to our customers, and remaining a leading technology company in the dynamic coatings market. Ashish’s work in driving new innovations in IT and digital will be a key enabler for our growth plan and critical to the continued evolution of Axalta now and for the long term.”

Jawadiwar brings with him over 20 years of leadership experience to his new role in pushing forward strategic IT objectives that drive business results. He became a part of Axalta in August 2018 as Director, IT – Americas CIO. He previously served in several senior IT leadership roles at Coty since joining the company in 2005. Before leaving Coty, he held the position of a multi-region business facing Senior Director in IT. He also served in IT Manager and Director roles at Unilever.

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