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Becker Specialty hires new Vice President, Sales North America

November 2014

Chicago, IL - Treva Partners announces the completion of a key executive search for Becker Specialty, a leading specialty coatings company, with the appointment of Michael Conway as Vice President of Sales North America. Michael brings more than 20 years of sales & marketing experience to Becker Specialty, including his recent role as Regional Director Americas for Akzo Nobel. Mr. Conway previously held management positions with several other specialty chemical companies, including Rohm & Haas. He holds a Bachelors degree in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin.

Treva Partners worked closely with Beckers Group in conducting this critical search assignment. Commenting on this search, Tim O’Donnell, Treva Partners’ Managing Partner, related, “It has once again been a pleasure to work with Beckers Group in the recruitment of Michael for this critical leadership need.”

About Beckers

Becker Specialty Corporation is the North American division of Beckers Group, a privately held specialty chemical company with over $700 million in revenues. With global headquarters in Berlin, Germany, Beckers Group employs over 1,700 people worldwide with 20 sites in 16 countries. Beckers Group is a global coatings company that develops, produces and markets environmentally adapted solutions for pre-coated coil and industrial equipment as well as paints for the consumer electronics industry. Since its founding almost 150 years ago, the company has realized solid growth through a combination of market development, high quality products, and re-investment. For more information about Beckers, please visit www.beckers-group.com.

About Treva Partners

Treva Partners is a leading executive search firm focused on addressing key leadership needs in the Life Science and Industrial markets, from Vice Presidents and Presidents to C-Suite Executives and Board members. Treva Partners provides high value solutions through our partner-led execution and focus on results. We are leaders in retained executive search thanks to our high performance culture and to the industry knowledge and insight we have developed over decades serving clients dedicated to growth. As experts in executive search, we enable better decision making, helping our clients excel in their markets. For more information about Treva Partners, please visit us at www.trevapartners.com.