David Heal will head coatings manufacturer Hempel’s renewable energy segment, as the company looks to strengthen its leadership position as part of its commitment to sustainability.

David has 25 years of experience from technical and commercial leadership roles in the protective coatings industry and will add new perspective to Hempel to support its Double Impact strategy and growth ambitions.

Martin Wiese, Head of Protective and Industrial Business at Hempel, said: "We are happy to welcome David to the Hempel team and look forward to working together as we embark on our strategic journey to double our business."