COVERIS, A GLOBAL LEADER IN PACKAGING AND COATINGS SOLUTIONS, ANNOUNCES ORGANISATIONAL CHANGES AT COVERIS ADVANCED COATINGS
COVERIS, A GLOBAL LEADER IN PACKAGING AND COATINGS SOLUTIONS, ANNOUNCES ORGANISATIONAL CHANGES AT COVERIS ADVANCED COATINGS

The Coveris Advanced Coatings organisation will be strengthened by the following changes which take immediate effect.  These changes are the next steps in the transformation to a growth company and support best in class commercial excellence, CPS implementation, and a global ‘one-team’ approach to implement the strategic plan.

John Adams – has been promoted to Managing Director for the Global Advanced Coatings Group.  In this role, Mr Adams will be responsible for continuing the transformation of the Advanced Coatings Group into a high growth company, leveraging his technical and commercial experience.  During his tenure with Coveris Advanced Coatings, Mr Adams has provided strong leadership and implemented new, highly effective sales processes while uniting the Advanced Coatings Global sales team into one outstanding sales organisation.  Mr Adams will continue to be based in Matthews, NC. 

Fraser Kinnaird – has been promoted to Vice-President, Global Sales & Marketing, focused on development and implementation of the strategic growth plan and commercial excellence growth tools for the global business.  Mr Kinnaird will continue to be based in Wrexham, UK. 

Peter Morris – will be promoted to the role of Vice-President, Advanced Coatings Global Supply Chain.  In this role Mr Morris will lead the development and implementation of transformational global business processes driving greatly improved Customer Experience performance, Strategic Deployment, SIOP, inventory and pricing.  Mr Morris will continue to be responsible for the leadership of the Advanced Coatings’ UK finance team, and will continue to be based in Wrexham, UK. 

Chris Reed – will be promoted to the role of UK and Advanced Coatings Operational Excellence Director.  In this role, Mr Reed will continue to be responsible for the Advanced Coatings UK site manufacturing, including EHS, supply chain and process engineering.  Effective with this change, Mr Reed will gain responsibility for Quality.  Mr Reed will focus on the development and management of a global capacity management process and support the conversion of the Matthews, NC site into a world class manufacturing operation. 

Chip Bailey – has been promoted to Director, North America Sales.  In this role, Mr Bailey will lead the Americas sales team to achieve sales funnel growth and conversion goals through CRM deployment, sales greenhouse daily management, and Coveris Customer Excellence 2.0 implementation. 

We thank Ken Kolling for his outstanding leadership and guidance in the transformation of the Advanced Coatings business to a growth company.  Ken Kolling will remain engaged with Advanced Coatings, supporting the implementation of the CPS toolset to deliver further productivity and commercial excellence improvements.    

 

ABOUT COVERIS ADVANCED COATINGS™Coveris Advanced Coatings is a global leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of precision coated papers, films and speciality substrates for digital imaging, electronics, medical and optical technologies. We also offer unique speciality films and Coating Services including contract coating, toll coating and converting.
 
ABOUT COVERIS™As a leading international manufacturing company, Coveris is dedicated to providing solutions that enhance the safety, quality and convenience of products we use every day. In partnership with the most respected brands in the world, Coveris develops vital products that protect everything from the food we eat, to medical supplies, to the touch screen device in our pockets, contributing to the lives of millions every day.
 
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