International Paint LLC, an AkzoNobel company, has promoted Chris McMillan to the position of Protective Coatings Marketing manager, North America. He will be responsible for managing and overseeing all of the product marketing and marketing communications activities related to the company’s International Paint, Devoe, Environline and Ceilcote brands serving the oil and gas, industrial, water and wastewater, high value infrastructure, and commercial market segments throughout the U.S., Canada, and Latin America.

“We are delighted to move Chris into this expanded senior management role,” said Chris Tiernay, vice president of Protective Coatings, North America. “His proven expertise in product development, market management and marketing will continue to be a tremendous asset and support to our ongoing branding efforts throughout North America.”

McMillan has more than 12 years of coatings industry experience. He began his career at International Paint in 1999, working with the Research and Technology laboratory in color and product formulations. He then moved into product and market management until he was named senior market manager in 2008.

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