Hempel team boosted

Mar 8, 2021 | News

Hempel team boosted

David Heal has joined Hempel to head up its renewable energy segment, as Hempel looks to strengthen its leadership position as part of its commitment to sustainability.

“In line with Hempel’s new Double Impact strategy and its ambition to double the company by 2025, we are determined to grow and secure leadership positions within our renewable energy segment to become the leading coating solutions provider, while expanding in scope to support our customers as they transition to more sustainable solutions.

“We are happy to welcome David to the Hempel team and look forward to working together as we embark on our strategic journey to double our business. We will enter new markets such as coatings for wind blades and services, build strategic partnerships to ensure more efficiency through the entire value chain and help our customers reach their business and sustainability targets so we continue to be their trusted partner,” says Martin Wiese, Head of Protective & Industrial Business at Hempel.

Heal took up duty on 1 March 2021. He comments: “I am excited to join Hempel and to become part of the ambitious growth strategy. The energy transition is changing the market and more customers are accelerating their sustainability focus – we will adapt too in order to meet demand and create the demand of tomorrow. I am looking forward to bringing an inclusive and people-focused approach to ensure we continue to win in our core segments and to support the drive of excellence in everything we do.”

Heal has 25 years of experience in technical and commercial leadership roles in the protective coatings industry and will add new perspectives to Hempel to support its Double Impact strategy and growth ambitions.