BOGOTA, Colombia, January 20, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–industrial crown, a Colombian multinational with 140 years of expertise in the manufacture and distribution of products and solutions for the home and the home improvement, construction, industry, agriculture and of energy, and owner of the American company Mansfield sanitary ware brand, today announced that Alexander Zalesky has joined the company’s board of directors.
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Corona Industrial Announces the Appointment of Alexander Zalesky to the Board of Directors (Photo: Business Wire)
“We are delighted to welcome Alex to the Board of Directors as he brings to Corona a wealth of experience growing in diverse industrial businesses with multicultural teams and multimarket operations that will further strengthen our operations in the Pan American region, including the Mansfield branded product portfolio and operations in the United States,” said Jaime Angel, CEO of Corona Industrial.
Mr. Zalesky has 40 years of experience building and transforming global business platforms and market strategies for various specialty chemicals, paints & coatings and flexible packaging companies across various marketing channels. , including B2B, B2C and retail. He is currently the Managing Director of AZ Global Consultants, LLC, where he advises and serves on the board of companies that develop and execute differentiated strategic plans aimed at accelerating growth and improving profitability with sustained operating results. .
“I am honored to join the Corona team and be part of its strong 140-year commitment to sustainability, innovation and growth across the Americas,” commented Mr. Zalesky. “I look forward to sharing my industry experience and market insights with the entire Corona team to further strengthen its market leadership and identify new growth opportunities.”
Prior to founding AZ Global Consultants, LLC, Mr. Zalesky was interim CEO of CMT Coatings, vice president and general manager of Amcor Flexibles Latin America, and held various positions of increasing regional and global responsibility at Ingevity, Sherwin Williams and Eastman Chemical. Company, among others. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Mississippi State University and an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
About Corona Industrial. Corona Industrial (Corona) is a Colombian multinational with more than 140 years of expertise in the manufacture and distribution of products and solutions for the home and for the sectors of renovation, construction, industry, agriculture and energy. It consists of four business divisions – Kitchen and Bathroom; surfaces, materials and paints; Washing up; and Industrial Minerals & Energy – two Business Units (sales) which are Almacenes Corona and Corona Commercial Colombia – and the 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 specialized DIY stores in Colombia under the retail formats of Centro Corona and Tienda Ceramica and 5 in America central under the Solutions retail format and a global sourcing office in China. In partnership with Cementos Molins of Spain, Corona created Empresa Colombia de Cementos which produces and distributes cement in Colombia under the ALION brand. 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, the Italy, Spain and the UK. For more information on Corona, please visit https://empresa.corona.co/.
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