Robert Roop

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Roop is Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Axalta. He has been with Axalta since 2013 in expanding roles of responsibility in the technology organization. Dr. Roop began at Axalta as Technology Director, North America. He then moved to Germany to lead the Europe, Middle East & Africa technology team. Since then, he has held global technology leadership positions for the Refinish and Industrial businesses. Prior to those roles, Dr. Roop spent more than twenty years in technology and operations positions at DuPont in various polymer and chemical businesses, including DuPont Performance Coatings where he led the global Light Vehicle technology team. Dr. Roop received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from West Virginia University and holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University.