PHILADELPHIA - Axalta Coating Systems has appointed Dan Key Senior Vice President, Operations and Supply Chain. Key will oversee Axalta’s manufacturing network of 35 production facilities and 6,000 people working on six continents. He also will be responsible for the delivery of products to customers around the world.

Key joins Axalta from Sigma-Aldrich where he served as Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer and oversaw global operations at 53 sites with more than 5,000 employees. Prior to Sigma-Aldrich, he was Vice President for Integrated Supply Chain at UOP, a Honeywell company. At Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Key was Vice President first for its Global Manufacturing Inks and Adhesive Resins Division and then its Global Manufacturing Coatings and Inks Division.