NASHVILLE, Tenn., Mar. 27, 2023 — AkzoNobel (AKZA; AKZOY) announces a new site manager for Pontiac Automotive and Specialty Coatings. Ricardo Rosso accepted the position, effective March 1, 2023. He started with AkzoNobel in 2011 in Brazil and then joined our North America team (NAM) in 2018 as the production manager for Marine, Protective and Yacht (MPY) Coatings at our Houston, Texas factory. Previously, he held various roles in our supply chain, logistics and manufacturing teams and has supported several projects across the wood, packaging and coil business segments.
Ricardo reports to Nate Norris, NAM manufacturing and supply chain director, who stated: “As the Pontiac site manager, Ricardo leads all manufacturing operations to ensure our supply chain has continuous improvement. Ricardo brings excellent experience and skills to Pontiac, and I look forward to what he will accomplish as he leads our talented people.”