AkzoNobel’s Vehicle Refinishes has announced the members of its 2016 Distributor Council. The Distributor Council has a thirty year history in North America. Over this period of time Vehicle Refinishes has looked to advisory bodies drawn from its distribution network to assist AkzoNobel in establishing frameworks for its business practices and provide inspiration for new polices, products and programs.
Paul Fus – PF# Paint Supply
Robbie Brinkley – C&D Auto Paint & Body
Doug Richau – Auto Color and Industrial Supply
St. Joseph, Minnesota
Peter Kilkenny – Providence Lacquer & Supply Centre
Cranston, Rhode Island
Layla Maus – Gladwyn Paint
Kim Snyder – Body Parts Store, Inc.
Des Moines, Iowa
Peter DeLuca – Industrial Finishes & Systems, Inc.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Don Treschak – Treschak Enterprises, Ltd.
“The Council, comprised of eight representatives throughout North America, is a visible and proactive sign that AkzoNobel’s Vehicle Refinishes business in North America is dedicated to distribution as our primary method of going to market,” said Dave Recknagel North America customer services manager. “We are constantly striving to innovate. This includes go-to-market business models which ensure that we are engaging, evolving and advancing practices and processes that enhance current relationships as well as enable growth and expansion.”
Council members are asked to serve as ambassadors to other members of the AkzoNobel distribution network within specific geographic market sectors to ensure that information is received, delivered and comprehended in as equitable a manner as possible. The council meets three times a year with intermittent conference calls to help bridge time gaps or address critical and immediate issues.