AkzoNobel has appointed Barry Rinehart and Scott Wheeler to the positions of services managers for the Eastern and Western U.S. markets, respectively. These appointments further solidify the leadership position and commitment of AkzoNobel to the industry in the areas of knowledge and process management.
“The profitability of our customers through more efficient practices has been one of the cornerstones of AkzoNobel since we first came to the North American market almost 30 years ago,” said Mike Sillay, services manager for North America. “In their roles as services managers, both Barry and Scott will work with a diverse and knowledgeable team of services consultants. Together they are charged with the local implementation of strategies, practices and in-depth programs that have always differentiated the AkzoNobel services and training activities from those of our competitors.”
Barry Rinehart has most recently worked as a branch sales manager for the AkzoNobel Gaithersburg, Md., location. He also served as a services consultant for five years in the Mid-Atlantic market.
Scott Wheeler has held various management positions in the industry including training director for ABRA. He has also served with AkzoNobel as a services consultant for the past eight years in the Western Market.