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PPG Refinish UK appoints new National Sales Manager


PPG Refinish has appointed Mark Clarke as its new National Sales Manager effective January 1.

Mark has a wealth of experience having joined the refinish market over 40 years ago, working in and managing bodyshops before moving into distribution. He worked for BASF for 13 yers, starting in Technical Sales and then led BASF’s Refinish Business Development sales team.

Mark Clarke, new National Sales Manager

Mark is no stranger to PPG, having joined the company in 2006 as one of the Business Development Managers and has successfully driven some of the key influencer relationships and approval programs. In his new position, Mark’s experience will help drive the delivery of exceptional value and service to customers and will play a key role in strengthening relationships.

David Heal, Market Director, UK & Ireland Refinish comments: “Mark’s experience of our complex industry, his key relationships across the market and his leadership capability will enable us to build on the success we have had to date and further develop our commercial teams to continue to be best in class. We have no doubt that Mark will excel and succeed in his new role.”

Mark’s promotion fills the vacancy left by the loss of Dave Smith, who sadly passed away earlier this year in a tragic accident.