Axalta Coating Systems has named Brian Berube senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective July 15, 2019.
Berube will join Axalta after 25 years with Cabot Corporation, where he held roles of increasing responsibility. Currently, he is senior vice president and general counsel, responsible for all legal affairs, including corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, compliance, contracts, intellectual property, corporate governance, securities, litigation, and environmental and employment matters. He has served as an advisor to the CEO, board of directors and senior management on corporate and commercial matters and strategic transactions, the company says.
“We are thrilled to welcome Brian to our leadership team,” says Axalta CEO Robert Bryant. “He is a seasoned leader with good judgment and strong global experience in key areas essential to Axalta’s plan for growth, namely M&A, intellectual property and high-value commercial matters. Brian will bring outstanding advocacy skills and a passion for the values that are so important to our company, including strong corporate governance and ethical leadership. I am confident that Brian will be an asset to Axalta as we continue to differentiate ourselves in the dynamic coatings industry and drive our long-term growth strategies.”