Corona Industrial welcomes Alex Zalesky to its Board of Directors

– COLOMBIA, Bogota –  Corona Industrial today announced the appointment of Alex Zalesky has joined the Company’s Board of Directors.

“We’re delighted to welcome Alex to the Board as he brings to Corona extensive experience driving growth in diversified industrial companies with multicultural teams and multi-market operations that will further strengthen our operations across the Pan-American region, including the Mansfield brand product portfolio and operations in the United States,” said CEO, Jaime Angel.

About Alexander Zalesky

Alex Zalesky has a 40-year track record of creating and transforming global business platforms and market strategies for diverse specialty chemical, paint, and coatings and flexible packaging companies across various channels to market, including B2B, B2C, and retail. He is currently Managing Director of AZ Global Consultants, LLC where he advises and is a board member of companies that are developing and executing differentiating strategic plans aimed to accelerate growth and improve profitability with sustained operational results.

“I am honored to join the Corona team and be part of its 140-year-strong commitment to sustainability, innovation, and growth across the Americas. I am looking forward to sharing my industry experience and market knowledge with the entire Corona team to further strengthen its market leadership and identify new growth opportunities,” said Alex Zalesky.

Before founding AZ Global Consultants, LLC, Mr. Zalesky was interim CEO of CMT Coatings, VP and General Manager of Amcor Flexibles for Latin America, and served in diverse roles of increasing regional and global responsibility at Ingevity, Sherwin Williams, and Eastman Chemical Company, among others. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Mississippi State University and an MBA from MIT´s Sloan School of Management.

About Corona Industrial.

Corona Industrial is a Colombian multinational with more than 140 years of expertise in the manufacturing and distribution of products and solutions for the home and the home improvement, construction, industry, agriculture, and energy sectors. It consists of four Business Divisions – Kitchen & Bath; Surfaces, Materials & Paints; Tableware; and Industrial Minerals & Energy – two Commercial (sales) Units that are Almacenes Corona and Corona Commercial Colombia – and Transversal Support Functions. Corona has 20 manufacturing plants in Colombia, 2 in the United States, 3 in Central America, and 3 in Mexico, as well as 38 specialty home improvement stores in Colombia under the retail formats of Centro Corona and Tienda Ceramica and 5 in Central America under the retail format of Solutions, and a global sourcing office in China. In partnership with Cementos Molins of Spain, Corona established Empresa Colombia de Cementos that produces and distributes cement in Colombia under the brand ALION. Corona generates more than 8,800 jobs worldwide and exports its products to various markets around the world, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Central America, the Caribbean, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

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