David Heflin

Vice President, General Industrial Americas


Mr. Heflin is Vice President, General Industrial Americas at Axalta. He has served in leadership roles at Axalta since 2017 and brings over 38 years of experience in Industrial, Marine, Transportation, Construction and Protective coatings. Before joining Axalta, Mr. Heflin led the Marine Coatings Americas business for AkzoNobel after relocating from Europe where he was leading the Europe West General Metal Finishing business. Previously, he was Vice President, Sales for Courtaulds Coatings Americas and also for Industrial Powder Coatings, Inc. He began his career in coatings at Redspot Paint and Varnish. Mr. Heflin earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Hanover College.