Akzo Nobel has named Elenor Ekman Global Marketing Manager for its Awlgrip, International and Interlux yacht coatings. Ekman, formerly Marketing Manager for Interlux and Awlgrip North America, will be based in Houston.
"I am excited about the opportunities for our yacht coatings business worldwide. We have assembled a highly experienced team of marketing professionals across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific regions. Not one of our markets is the same and we are now better positioned to focus on the different needs of our customers, wherever they may be,” she said.
The North America marketing team is now headed by Jim Seidel, who will continue to be based at North America headquarters in Union, New Jersey.